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Snippet Name: String Functions: LPAD

Description: The lpad function pads the left-side of a string with a specific set of characters.

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» FUNCTIONS: Deterministic
» FUNCTIONS: Nested Functions
» FUNCTIONS: IF statement
» FUNCTIONS: date/time
» FUNCTIONS: Sample functions
» FUNCTIONS: drop
» FUNCTIONS: Recompile
» FUNCTIONS: DEBUG mode
» FUNCTIONS: IN OUT parameter
» FUNCTIONS: with output parameters
» FUNCTIONS: with parameters
» FUNCTIONS: without parameters
» FUNCTIONS: Create function
» FUNCTIONS: special restrictions
» FUNCTIONS: System Privileges
» IN Function
» Built-In Functions: CASE
» Built-In Functions: DECODE
» SUBST and INSTR together
» INSTR (InString)
» SUBSTR (SubString)
» String Functions: REVERSE
» String Functions: LENGTH
» String Functions: INSTR
» String Functions: CONCAT
» String Functions: CHAR
» String Functions: INITCAP
» String Functions: LOWER
» String Functions: UPPER
» Date Functions: NUMTOYMINTERVAL

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Last Modified: March 03rd, 2009

SELECT LPAD('mike', 7) FROM daul; 
returns '   mike' 
 
SELECT LPAD('sara', 8, '0') FROM dual; 
returns '0000sara' 
 


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