strings.trimLeft() function

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The strings.trimLeft() function removes specified leading characters from a string.

Output data type: String

import "strings"

strings.trimLeft(v: ".abc.", cutset: ".")

// returns "abc."

Parameters

v

String to remove characters from.

Data type: String

cutset

The leading characters to remove from the string. Only characters that match the cutset string exactly are removed.

Data type: String

Examples

Trim leading periods from all values in a column
import "strings"

data
  |> map(fn: (r) => ({
      r with
      variables: strings.trimLeft(v: r.variables, cutset: ".")
    })
  )