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Gary Brett asked 8 years ago

Hi Abu, I have a column that our users paste a value into, this on occasions leaves a whitespace at the beginning of the value, is ther any method to trim the field on insert?

Example
normal
normal
3whitespace
1whitepsace
normal
normal

Thank you

1 Answers
Abu Ghufran answered 8 years ago

You can do it via PHP using on_insert / on_update events.

$e["on_insert"] = array("trim_input", null, true);
$e["on_update"] = array("trim_input", null, true);
function trim_input($data)
{
$data["params"]["fieldname"] = trim($data["params"]["fieldname"]);
}

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