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Removes all trailing spaces or parsing characters from the specified character expression, or all trailing zero (0) bytes from the specified binary expression.

RTRIM(cExpression [, nFlags] [, cParseChar [, cParseChar2 [, ...]]])



Specifies an expression of Character or Varbinary type to remove all trailing spaces or 0 bytes from, respectively.

Specifies if trimming is case-sensitive when one or more parse characters (cParseChar, cParseChar2, … are included. Trimming is case-sensitive if nFlags is zero or is omitted. Trimming is case-insensitive if nFlags 1.
cParseChar [, cParseChar2 [, ...]]

Specifies one or more character strings that are trimmed from the end of cExpression. If cParseChar isn't included, then trailing spaces or 0 bytes are removed from Expression. NoteВ В В The maximum number of strings permitted in cParseChar is 23.

Return Value

Character or Varbinary. RTRIM(В ) returns the specified expression without trailing spaces or parsing characters, or 0 bytes.


You can use RTRIM(В ) to ensure that trailing spaces or leading and trailing zero (0) bytes are removed from data entered by a user. RTRIM(В ) is identical to TRIM(В ).


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OPEN DATABASE (HOME(2) + 'Data\testdata')
USE customer  && Opens Customer table
? 'The contact for '+ RTRIM(company) + ' is ' + contact

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