LEFT

Syntax

LEFT( string, number )

Description

Returns a string that contains the number of characters specified in number from the beginning of the string string.

Argument types:

  • stringString
  • numberInteger

Return type: String

Example

LEFT("Computer", 4) = "Comp"

Data source support

ClickHouse 19.13, Microsoft SQL Server 2017 (14.0), MySQL 5.6, PostgreSQL 9.3.