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Replace carriage returns (Environment.NewLine) in start of string

Posted on 2013-06-18
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Hi!

If a string starts with one or multiple carriage returns (Environment.NewLine) I need to remove them. How can this be done? I don't want to remove the carriage returns INSIDE the string, just in the start of it.

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Question by:webressurs
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by:Meir Rivkin
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use TrimStart:
var trimStr = str.TrimStart(Environment.NewLine);

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by:webressurs
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Hi!

It seems like this don't work since .TrimStart() expect a char array. Environment.NewLine is not a single char.
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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define a new line \n or \r\n ?  0x0d,0x0a or just 0x0a ?

you have to do the trimstart 2x 1 for each single character and in case of multiple newlines recurse until it stops finding them.
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var trimStr = str.TrimStart('\r', '\n');

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I solved this, here is the solution:


char[] NewLineChars = Environment.NewLine.ToCharArray();
string trimStr = str.TrimStart(NewLineChars);
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I got the final solution based on sedgwick's comment.
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