base.StringBuffer.trimLeftWhiteSpace

Removes leading whitespace characters.

Syntax

trimLeftWhiteSpace()

Usage

The trimLeftWhiteSpace() method removes the leading whitespace characters in the string buffer.

Note:

The method considers as whitespace characters all characters less than or equal to blank space (ASCII(32)). This includes tab (\t), newline (\n), carriage-return (\r) and form-feed (\f).

Example

MAIN
   DEFINE buf base.StringBuffer
   LET buf = base.StringBuffer.create()
   CALL buf.append("\n\t  abc  ")
   CALL buf.trimLeftWhiteSpace()
   DISPLAY "["||buf.toString()||"]"
END MAIN
Output:
[abc  ]