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LTRIM (SQL Server Compact Edition)
Returns a character expression after removing leading blanks.
The following example removes leading blanks from the names of customers listed in the MyCustomers table.
CREATE TABLE MyCustomers (CustID INTEGER IDENTITY (100,1) PRIMARY KEY, CompanyName nvarchar (50)) INSERT INTO MyCustomers (CompanyName) VALUES (' A. Datum Corporation') SELECT CustID, LTRIM(CompanyName) FROM MyCustomers