Utility - Trim Text


The 'Utility - Trim Text' performs a 'Trim' action on the text value provided, aligned to the set configuration.

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Trim text in Power Automate

Credit Count

This is a Utility action and therefore consumes only 0.05 credits per operation (except 1 credit on the free plan). For example, 100 operations will consume 5 credits on a trial and all paid plans.

Default Parameters

The default 'Utility - Trim Text' flow action parameters are detailed below:

  • Text - The text value to process
  • Trim Position - Set whether to trim the text provided from the start position, end position or both
  • Trim Characters - Optional - A list of characters (which can include white-space) to trim from the text provided, for example: &*yt^ :{

Return Parameters

Action Specific Return Values

  • Result - The processed text value

Standard Return Values

  • OperationId - The unique ID assigned to this operation.
  • HttpStatusCode - The HTTP Status code for the response.
  • HttpStatusMessage - The HTTP Status message for the response.
  • Errors - An array of error messages should an error occur.
  • Operation Status - Indicates whether the operation has been completed, has been queued or has failed.
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