$ltrim

Trims leading blanks from a character string.

Syntax

$ltrim(string)

Parameters

string

a character string or an expression that evaluates to a character string

Return Value

Character string.

Comments

Use $ltrim to remove leading spaces from a character string.

For output purposes, the implicit length of the result returned by $ltrim is the same as the length of string.

Example

$ltrim(Salary)

Evaluates to "20000" if Salary is 20,000 (INT data type).

 

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