Documentation

strings.trim() function

Flux 0.18.0+

The strings.trim() function removes leading and trailing characters specified in the cutset from a string.

Output data type: String

import "strings"

strings.trim(v: ".abc.", cutset: ".")

// returns "abc"

Parameters

v

String to remove characters from.

cutset

The leading and trailing characters to remove from the string. Only characters that match the cutset string exactly are trimmed.

Examples

Trim leading and trailing periods from all values in a column
import "strings"

data
  |> map(fn: (r) => ({
      r with
      variables: strings.trim(v: r.variables, cutset: ".")
    })
  )

Upgrade to InfluxDB Cloud or InfluxDB 2.0!

InfluxDB Cloud and InfluxDB OSS 2.0 ready for production.