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TRIM

Applies to ✅ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

The TRIM() function trims a string from both ends, stripping it of whitespace. See also LTRIM and RTRIM.

SELECT trim('  hello  ');
create.select(trim("  hello  ")).fetch();

The result being

+-------+
| trim  |
+-------+
| hello |
+-------+

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

trim("  hello  ")

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

Access, Aurora MySQL, Aurora Postgres, BigQuery, CockroachDB, DB2, Derby, DuckDB, Exasol, Firebird, H2, HSQLDB, Hana, Informix, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, Redshift, SQLServer, SQLite, Snowflake, Sybase, Teradata, Trino, Vertica, YugabyteDB

trim('  hello  ')

ASE, SQLDataWarehouse

ltrim(rtrim('  hello  '))

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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