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Extract all characters from a string, which are left from a position

(const source[], pos)
const source[]The string from which to extract characters
posThe position to get all characters left from (first character is 0)

Return Values:

The left part of the string (without the character at pos)

new string[MAX_STRING];
format(string,sizeof(string),left("Only the first sentence. Second sentence", 23)); // string = "Only the first sentence"
format(string,sizeof(string),left("12:45 o'clock", strfind("12:45 o'clock",":"))); // string = "12"

Related Functions

The following functions may be helpful as they relate to this function in one way or another.

  • firstchars: Extract the first characters from a string
  • lastchars: Extract the last characters from a string
  • right: Extract all characters from a string, which are right from a position
  • strmid: Extract a range of characters from a string
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