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

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