Trim whitespace from start and end of string.

str_trim(string, side = c("both", "left", "right"))

Arguments

string

A character vector.

side

Side on which to remove whitespace (left, right or both).

Value

A character vector.

See also

str_pad to add whitespace

Examples

str_trim(" String with trailing and leading white space\t")
#> [1] "String with trailing and leading white space"
str_trim("\n\nString with trailing and leading white space\n\n")
#> [1] "String with trailing and leading white space"