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Javascript String trim

Posted on 2014-09-29
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Hi Experts,

I am trying to trim string in javascript in both ways, but nothing works(IE9).

str.replace(/^\s+|\s+$/g, '')
str.trim()

what am I doing wrong?

thanks,
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Question by:dkim18
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by:Rikin Shah
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Hi,

Check if you are having a special character and you think it is a space...
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Try the 'trim' demo on this page: http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/jsref_trim_string.asp
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Hi,

None of your statements assigns trimmed value to any variable.
Try-

str = str.replace(/^\s+|\s+$/g, '');
OR
str = str.trim();
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