16.20 - LPAD - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
16.20
Release Date
March 2019
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1145-162K
Language
English (United States)

Purpose

Returns the source_string padded to the left with the characters in fill_string so that the resulting string is length characters.

Syntax



TD_SYSFNLIB.
Name of the database where the function is located.
source_string
A character string or string expression.
If the length of source_string is greater than length, source_string is truncated to length characters.
length
The number of characters in the resulting string.
fill_string
The string of characters used to pad the source_string.
The sequence of characters in fill_string is replicated as necessary.