Trim whitespace from end of string

Published: 2017-05-23 14:11:42 +0000
Categories: LUA,




Basic implement to strip trailing whitespace from a string in lua.

Accepts a string, returns a string, simple

Similar to

  • PHP: rtrim()
  • Python: rstrip()


function rtrim(s)
  return s:match'^(.*%S)%s*$'

Usage Example

local a = ' abcde         '
print( a..'END' )


trim, rtrim, strip, whitespace,

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