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SQL Server LTRIM() Function

❮ SQL Server Functions

Example

Remove leading spaces from a string:

SELECT LTRIM('     SQL Tutorial') AS LeftTrimmedString;
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Definition and Usage

The LTRIM() function removes leading spaces from a string.

Note: Also look at the RTRIM() function.

Syntax

LTRIM(string)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
string Required. The string to remove leading spaces from

Technical Details

Works in: SQL Server (starting with 2008), Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Parallel Data Warehouse

❮ SQL Server Functions