trim: Trim leading and trailing whitespaces from strings

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/trim.R

Description

Trims leading and trailing whitespaces from strings or character vectors.

Usage

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trim(x)

Arguments

x

Character vector or string, or a list or data frame with such vectors. Function is vectorized, i.e. vector may have a length greater than 1. See 'Examples'.

Value

Trimmed x, i.e. with leading and trailing spaces removed.

Examples

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trim("white space at end ")
trim(" white space at start and end ")
trim(c(" string1 ", "   string2", "string 3   "))

tmp <- data.frame(a = c(" string1 ", "   string2", "string 3   "),
                  b = c(" strong one  ", "    string two", "  third string "),
                  c = c(" str1 ", "   str2", "str3   "))
tmp
trim(tmp)

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