VBA RTRIM Function

VBA RTRIM Function

Overview of VBA RTrim Function:

VBA RTrim function is categorized as a Text/String function in VBA. It is a built-in function in MS Office Excel. It removes trailing spaces from a given string. It has one mandatory String parameter. If input string has Null, then it returns null. It could be used only in VBA function. We can’t use this function in Excel worksheet. The RTrim function can be used in either procedure or function in a VBA editor window in Excel. We can use this VBA RTrim function any number of times in any number of procedures or functions. In the following section we learn what is the syntax and parameters of the RTrim function, where we can use this RTrim function and real-time examples in VBA.
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Syntax of VBA RTrim Function

The syntax of the VBA RTrim function is

RTrim (String)

Note: This RTrim function removes trailing spaces from a given string.

Parameters or Arguments

This function has one mandatory parameter or argument for the RTrim Function.
Where
string: The string is a mandatory argument. The string which we want to convert to Upper case letters.

Where we can apply or use the VBA RTrim Function?

We can use this VBA RTrim function in MS Office 365, MS Excel 2016, MS Excel 2013, 2011, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel 2016 for Mac, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel Online, Excel for iPhone, Excel for iPad, Excel for Android tablets and Excel for Android Mobiles.

Example 1: Remove trailing spaces from a given string:” Awesome1234@# “

Here is a simple example of the VBA RTrim function. This below example macro removes trailing spaces (right side) from a given string.

'Remove trailing  spaces from a given string:"   Awesome1234@#   "
Sub VBA_RTrim_Function_Ex1()

    Dim sString As String, sSubString As String
    
    sString = "   Awesome1234@#   "
    
    sSubString = RTrim(sString)
    
    MsgBox "(" & sSubString & ")", vbInformation, "VBA RTrim Function"

End Sub

Output: Here is the screen shot of the first example output.
VBA RTRIM Function

Example 2: Remove trailing spaces from a given string:” Awesome1234@#”

Here is a simple example of the VBA RTrim function. This below example macro does not affect anything, because there are no trailing spaces in a given string.

'Remove trailing  spaces from a given string:"   Awesome1234@#"
Sub VBA_RTrim_Function_Ex2()

    Dim sString As String, sSubString As String
    
    sString = "   Awesome1234@#"
    
    sSubString = RTrim(sString)
    
    MsgBox "(" & sSubString & ")", vbInformation, "VBA RTrim Function"

End Sub

Output: Here is the screen shot of the second example output.
VBA RTRIM Function

Example 3: Remove trailing spaces from a given empty string with spaces:” “

Here is a simple example of the VBA RTrim function. This below example macro removes trailing spaces and returns an empty string.

'Remove trailing  spaces from a given empty string with spaces:"   "
Sub VBA_RTrim_Function_Ex3()

    Dim sString As String, sSubString As String
    
    sString = "   "
    
    sSubString = RTrim(sString)
    
    MsgBox "(" & sSubString & ")", vbInformation, "VBA RTrim Function"

End Sub

Output: Here is the screen shot of the third example output.
VBA RTRIM Function

Example 4: Remove trailing spaces from a given string:”12345 “

Here is a simple example of the VBA RTrim function. This below example macro removes trailing spaces of a given string.

'Remove trailing  spaces from a given string:"12345   "
Sub VBA_RTrim_Function_Ex4()

    Dim sString As String, sSubString As String
    
    sString = "12345   "
    
    sSubString = RTrim(sString)
    
    MsgBox "(" & sSubString & ")", vbInformation, "VBA RTrim Function"

End Sub

Output: Here is the screen shot of the fourth example output.
VBA RTRIM Function

Instructions to use Macro Codes

Here are the step by step instructions to use the VBA RTrim function in Excel VBA.

  • Open an Excel workbook.
  • Press Alt+F11 to open VBA Editor window.
  • Go to Insert menu and click on module from the available options.
  • Copy above specified macros to the VBA editor.
  • Select any procedure from above codes and click on ‘Run’ command or use Keyboard shortcut ‘F5’.

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