Left - script and chart function

Left() returns a string consisting of the first (left-most) characters of the input string, where the number of characters in the returned string is determined by the second argument.

Syntax:  

Left(text, count)

Return data type: string

Arguments:  

Argument Description
text The original string.
count Defines the number of characters to included from the left-hand part of the string text.

See: the Index - script and chart function, which allows more complex string analysis.