[fpc-pascal] Trim repeated whitespace from a string

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Fri May 26 16:07:45 CEST 2006


Anybody know of a function that can remove (normalize) a string by
remove all beginning and ending whitespace as well as replace all
repeated spaces with a single space.  A bonus would be to remove tabs
and newlines chars as well, but that is not so important.

Before:   "  This is         what it    should        look like. "
After:       "This is what it should look like."

Any ideas?  I see JavaScript has such a build-in function called

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