Java.lang.String.trim() Method


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Description

The java.lang.String.trim() method returns a copy of the string and omits leading and trailing whitespace.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.lang.String.trim() method

public String trim()

Parameters

NA

Return Value

This method returns a copy of this string with leading and trailing white space removed, or this string if it has no leading or trailing white space.

Exception

NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.lang.String.trim() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.*;

public class StringDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // string with leading and trailing white space
      String str = " This is TutorialsPoint ";
    
      System.out.print("Before trim = ");
      System.out.println(".." + str + "..");
    
      // leading and trailing white space removed
      System.out.print("After trim = ");
      System.out.println(".." + str.trim() + "..");
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result −

Before trim = .. This is TutorialsPoint ..
After trim = ..This is TutorialsPoint..

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