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how can i do that?
i need just like in VB : trim(str)


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function trim(str)
{
   return str.replace(/^\s*|\s*$/g,"");
}
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var str = "  this is a test   ";

str = trim(str);
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the most convenient way is to use the function as noted above, but you can simply do this:

   var str = "  this is a test   ";

   str = str.replace(/^\s*|\s*$/g,"");
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KnightEknight

good work.
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var str = "  this is a test   ";

str = Trim(str);
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the function is case sensitive

str = trim(str);


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This post compares a variety of ways to <a href="http://blog.stevenlevithan.com/archives/faster-trim-javascript">trim in JavaScript</a>.
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