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how to remove leading space in a string

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I'm using ControlGetText to read an edit box and storing the value in a variable.

The problem I'm having is that whenever I read this edit box, i get a leading "space" in the string.

I can't figure out how to remove this space before comparing the string to the expected value.

I don't want to have to add a space to the expected value.

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I'm using ControlGetText to read an edit box and storing the value in a variable.

The problem I'm having is that whenever I read this edit box, i get a leading "space" in the string.

I can't figure out how to remove this space before comparing the string to the expected value.

I don't want to have to add a space to the expected value.

StringStripWS()

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StringStripWS()

:)

Or StringTrimLeft()

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I knew there had to be a simple function for this out there.

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