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LTrim Function

Remove leading spaces from a string.

Namespace:  XSharp.Core
Assembly:  XSharp.Core (in XSharp.Core.dll) Version: 2.2a
Syntax
 FUNCTION LTrim(
	cString AS STRING
) AS STRING
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Parameters

cString
Type: String
The string to trim.

Return Value

Type: String
<cString> with the leading spaces removed.  If <cString> is a NULL_STRING or all spaces, LTrim() returns a NULL_STRING.
Remarks
LTrim() is used to format strings that have leading spaces, for example, numbers that have been converted to strings using Str(). LTrim() is related to RTrim(), which removes trailing spaces, and AllTrim(), which removes both leading and trailing spaces.  The inverse of AllTrim(), LTrim(), and RTrim() are the PadC(), PadR(), and PadL() functions, which center, right-justify, and left-justify strings by padding them with fill characters.
Examples
These examples illustrate LTrim() used with several other functions:
X#
nNumber = 18
? Str(nNumber)                                                        // 18
? SLen(Str(nNumber))                                        // 10
? LTrim(Str(nNumber))                                        // 18
? NTrim(nNumber)                                                // 18
? SLen(LTrim(Str(nNumber)))                                // 2
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