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Strip Leading and Trailing Spaces

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    Strip Leading and Trailing Spaces

    The users in this place are killing me with their fat fingers. It's been such a long time since I wrote code like this so does anyone have a quick snippet which will allow only alphanumeric input and strip any leading and/or trailing spaces from an input field?
    Wish I didn't know now what I didn't know then.

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    Re: Strip Leading and Trailing Spaces

    Hello Vladamir ,

    Use the Trim function. It will remove all leading and trailing spaces from string. There is a Formula version and VBA version.

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    Re: Strip Leading and Trailing Spaces

    you could also maybe add data validation to the input cells to reduce/prevent that happeing in the 1st place?
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    Re: Strip Leading and Trailing Spaces

    Thanks. The TRIM function worked like a charm. Even as the string is being concatenated it worked perfectly.

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