Returns a substring from the beginning of a given string.

Parameters

value String (required) - The string value from which the left portion will be returned.

number_of_characters Number (optional) [default = 1] - The number of characters to return from the left side of the string.

Returns

String

Examples

LEFT("Fulcrum", 3)

// returns "Ful"
LEFT("Fulcrum")

// returns "F"

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