Trim whitespace from beginning of string

Published: 2017-06-03 10:29:42 +0000
Categories: LUA,




A basic implementation to strip leading whitespace from a string lua

Similar to

  • PHP: ltrim()
  • Python: lstrip()

Based On


function ltrim(s)
  return s:match'^%s*(.*)'

Usage Example

local a = ' abcde fg    '
print( a )


ltrim, lstrip, trim, whitespace, leading, remove,

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