How to delete trailing spaces in a line

Jim Ault JimAultWins at
Tue Oct 24 15:50:14 EDT 2006

I believe the original question by Mark Powell was asking about removing
spaces at the end of every line in a multi-line container, then later the he
described trying to use replaceText and a regular expression to do the job,
which it can do.  See my earlier post with one way of doing this.

Jim Ault
Las Vegas 

On 10/24/06 11:46 AM, "André.Bisseret" <Andre.Bisseret at> wrote:

> I don't claim that it is the best way, but, in order to delete all
> spaces at the end of a field  I am using :
> repeat until last char of fld "leTexte" is not space
>      delete last char of fld "leTexte"
>    end repeat
> which works for a line as well (I just tried it).
> Best regards from Grenoble
> André
> Le 24 oct. 06 à 17:10, Mark Powell a écrit :
>> I want to delete all spaces at the end of a line, be they a single
>> space
>> or a couple dozen.  What is the best way to do this?
>> Mark Powell

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