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Sql Ltrim

LTRIM() function removes the leading whitespaces from input string from the selected column.

Syntax

ltrim(expr)

Arguments

expr The argument expr is any expression of type string

Return Type

string

Return Value

ltrim() returns the input string after removing leading whitespaces

Remarks

None

Examples

Trimming strings in a column

create table segments
    (_id id, segment string);

insert into segments(_id,segment)
    values (1,'    green    ')

select _id, ltrim(segment) as TrimmedStr from segments;
+-----+------------+
| _id | TrimmedStr |
+-----+------------+
|   1 | green      |
+-----+------------+
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