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9.167 LEN_TRIM — Length of a character entity without trailing blank characters

Description:

Returns the length of a character string, ignoring any trailing blanks.

Standard:

Fortran 95 and later, with KIND argument Fortran 2003 and later

Class:

Elemental function

Syntax:

RESULT = LEN_TRIM(STRING [, KIND])

Arguments:
STRINGShall be a scalar of type CHARACTER, with INTENT(IN)
KIND(Optional) An INTEGER initialization expression indicating the kind parameter of the result.
Return value:

The return value is of type INTEGER and of kind KIND. If KIND is absent, the return value is of default integer kind.

See also:

LEN, ADJUSTL, ADJUSTR