Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks kudra
more useful options
 
PerlMonks  

Answer: How do I remove whitespace at the beginning or end of my string?

( #79952=categorized answer: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > regular expressions > How do I remove whitespace at the beginning or end of my string? contributed by Daddio

Similarly to infinityandbeyond, you could substitute out the leading and trailing white space like this.

$string =~ s/^\s*(.*?)\s*$/$1/;

Comment on Answer: How do I remove whitespace at the beginning or end of my string?
Download Code
Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others making s'mores by the fire in the courtyard of the Monastery: (4)
As of 2014-04-19 02:15 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    April first is:







    Results (475 votes), past polls