STARTSWITH (string)

    Function STARTSWITH is also found in the following categories: Array functions.

    Syntax

    STARTSWITH( string, substring )
    

    Description

    Returns TRUE if string starts with substring. For case-insensitive searches, see ISTARTSWITH.

    Argument types:

    • stringBoolean | Date | Datetime | Fractional number | Geopoint | Geopolygon | Integer | String | UUID
    • substringString

    Return type: Boolean

    Examples

    STARTSWITH("Petrov Ivan", "Petrov") = TRUE
    
    STARTSWITH("Lorem ipsum", "Lore") = TRUE
    
    STARTSWITH("Lorem ipsum", "abc") = FALSE
    

    Data source support

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