Remove Spaces From String Array

Hi,

Some folder names are listed in an array like this: "Folder Name"

I want the result to be: "foldername"

This code below does not work. Any ideas?


                string folder = folderName[i].ToLower();
                folder.Replace(" ", string.Empty);

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Rgonzo1971Commented:
HI,

pls try

string folder = folderName[i].ToLower();
folder = folder.Replace(" ", string.Empty);

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p_davisCommented:
are you opposed to regex?
Regex.Replace(folder , @"\s+", "")
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DansDadUKCommented:
>> ... are you opposed to regex? ...

I'd guess that is a personal choice, based perhaps on readability & maintainabilty.

Most people (even non-programmers) can probably immediately see what is meant by

folder.Replace(" ", string.Empty)

but this is almost certainly not the case for:

Regex.Replace(folder , @"\s+", "")
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p_davisCommented:
that's why we are supposed to comment our code.
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p_davisCommented:
regex isn't always the best answer but it is flexible.
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