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    how to trim whitespaces from a string?

    Hello

    Can anyone tell me how I can trim whitespaces from the left and right of a javascript string?

    thanks

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    Code:
    String.prototype.trim = function()
    {
    	return this.replace( /^\s+|\s+$/g, '' );
    }
     
    var str = "   some string   ";
    str.trim();
    beetle a.k.a. Peter Bailey
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