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Create Trim function in javascript

, 13 Nov 2010 CPOL
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You can define a trim function which trims leading and trailing space in JavaScript by using any one of the following ways:

way 1:
String.prototype.trim = function() {  return this.replace(/^\s+|\s+$/g, '');  }

way 2:
function trim()
{
 return this.replace(/^\s+|\s+$/g, ''); 
}

The following function shows how to use the trim function

function temp()
{
 
 var str='    maninder     ';
 alert(str.trim());
}

You will see 'maninder' in the alert box. All the leading and trailing space are trimmed. Smile | :)

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GeneralPlease rate this if it helped you Pin
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General\s is whitespace Pin
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