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Description

UTF-8 aware replacement for ltrim() Strip whitespace (or other characters) from the beginning of a string Note: you only need to use this if you are supplying the charlist optional arg and it contains UTF-8 characters. Otherwise ltrim will work normally on a UTF-8 string



Syntax

static ltrim($str, $charlist=FALSE)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$str the string to be trimmed
$charlist FALSE the optional charlist of additional characters to trim

Returns

string the trimmed string

Defined in

libraries/joomla/utilities/string.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.utilities.string' );

Source Body

public static function ltrim($str, $charlist = FALSE)
{
        jimport('phputf8.trim');
        if ( $charlist === FALSE ) {
                return utf8_ltrim( $str );
        } else {
                return utf8_ltrim( $str, $charlist );
        }
}



Examples

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