How does the LEFT function (DAX) work?
The LEFT function (DAX) returns the number of characters defined at the start of a text string.
LEFT Formula Syntax
How do you use the LEFT function?
DAX works with Unicode and all characters are stored on the same length. Thus a single LEFT function is necessary to remove the characters.
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Considerations when using the LEFT function
If the argument num chars is a number that is greater than the number of characters in the text string, the function DAX LEFT returns the maximum available characters and does not create any errors.
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Formula examples using the LEFT function
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