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ltrim Function

ltrim removes preceding whitespace from a string.

Syntax

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ltrim(expression)

Arguments

expression

The expression must be a string. It can be the name of a field that uses the string data type, a literal value like '12 Main Street', or a call to another function that outputs a string.

Return Type

String

Example

The following example removes the preceding spaces from a string.

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ltrim(' Seattle Store#14')

The following value is returned:

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Seattle Store#14