NAME

ltrim$ - trim left blanks

SYNOPSIS

v$ = ltrim$(StrExpr)

DESCRIPTION

Ltrim$ returns a copy of the string StrExpr in which the left blanks have been trimmed, leading spaces removed.  If StrExpr consists entirely of blanks, ltrim$ returns the empty string. 

EXAMPLE

The program
	a$ = "      Space: The Final Frontier     "
	b$ = ltrim$(a$)
	print ">" a$ "<"
	print ">" b$ "<"
produces
	>      Space: The Final Frontier     <
	>Space: The Final Frontier     <

SEE ALSO

rtrim$

from The Basmark QuickBASIC Programmerís Manual by Lawrence Leinweber