Prepends a pattern to or truncates a string to the desired length.


LPad(text, length, [fill])

text (required)- The string, or column of strings, to pad or trim to the desired length.

length (required)- The length of the returned string.

fill (optional)- The character with which to pad the text. Defaults to space.


LPad([Product Family], 4)
  • Returns the Product Family column trimmed to a length of 4

LPad("sigma", 10, "-")
  • Returns "-----sigma"
LPad("Sigma Computing", 10)
  • Returns "Sigma Comp"

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