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splorp on 01/25/07


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Trim Leading & Trailing Whitespace

 / Published in: JavaScript

Trims leading and trailing spaces from a string value and returns the result as a new string.

  1. function trimWhitespace(value) {
  2. var result = value.match(/^\s*(.*\S)\s*$/);
  3. if (result !== null && result.length === 2)
  4. return result[1];
  5. else
  6. return value;
  7. };

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