Trim (String str) – String

Name Trim
Applicable To (DataType) String
Purpose To remove any leading or trailing whitespaces.
Description Removes any leading and trailing white spaces from the string argument. Whitespaces also include space, new line, tab, and linefeed characters.
Return Type String
Syntax str [System.String] – string which will be trimmed.



In this example, we have order details of customers residing in an Excel file. We want all the columns to be free of white spaces so that the data is more cleansed, presentable, and ready for further processing.


Map the CompanyName to the str data field under the Input node inside the function transformation object.


You can see that all the leading and trailing spaces have been removed from the data field.