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LTRIM

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

The LTRIM() function trims a string from the left end, stripping it of whitespace. See also RTRIM and TRIM.

SELECT ltrim('  hello  ');
create.select(ltrim("  hello  ")).fetch();

The result being

+---------+
| ltrim   |
+---------+
| hello   |
+---------+
See LTRIM (binary) for a binary version of this function.

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

ltrim("  hello  ")

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

ASE, Access, Aurora MySQL, Aurora Postgres, BigQuery, CockroachDB, DB2, Derby, DuckDB, Exasol, H2, HSQLDB, Hana, Informix, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, Redshift, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer, SQLite, Snowflake, Sybase, Teradata, Trino, Vertica, YugabyteDB

ltrim('  hello  ')

Firebird

trim(LEADING FROM '  hello  ')

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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