Here is a really simple function to extend MSSQL. It will save you writing LTRIM(RTRIM(data)) all over the place.

Simply create it using the following code;

CREATE FUNCTION dbo.trim(@str varchar(MAX))
        RETURNS varchar(MAX)
BEGIN
        RETURN LTRIM(RTRIM(@str))
END
GO

Then you can use it like this:

SELECT dbo.TRIM(' Hello World  ')




Last Modified: 23 February 2017

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