remove empty elements in array

Posted on 2010-11-09
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
how do i remove unwanted empty strings from an array?


would like the array now to be:

in access 2010 vba
Question by:PeterBaileyUk
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Public Function cleanArray(varArray() As Variant) As Variant()

  Dim tempArray() As Variant

  Dim oldIndex As Integer

  Dim newIndex As Integer

  ReDim tempArray(LBound(varArray) To UBound(varArray))

  For oldIndex = LBound(varArray) To UBound(varArray)

   If Not Trim(varArray(oldIndex) & " ") = "" Then

     tempArray(newIndex) = varArray(oldIndex)

     newIndex = newIndex + 1

   End If

 Next oldIndex

 ReDim Preserve tempArray(LBound(varArray) To newIndex - 1)

 cleanArray = tempArray

End Function

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