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LEFT

Applies to ✅ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

The LEFT() function calculates the substring of a given string starting from the left end. See also SUBSTRING, RIGHT

SELECT left('hello world', 5);
create.select(left("hello world", 5)).fetch();

The result being

+-------+
| left  |
+-------+
| hello |
+-------+

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