Left

Returns a substring from beginning of the input string, with a length specified by the count argument.

Left( string, count )

Returns: String

Argument Description
string
string, required

A string or a variable that contains one.

count
number, required

A non-zero integer. A positive value of n will return n characters from the beginning of the string.

A negative value of n will return (length - n) characters from the beginning of the string.

Examples

#left('abcd',3)# = abc

See also