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VBA-Excel : Strings Functions – Left


Returns a string containing number of characters specified by the user, starting from left side of the input string.



    • strMainString
      • Mandatory
      • Type: String
      • String whose characters to be returned.

    • intLength
      • Mandatory
      • Type: Numeric
      • Number of characters to be returned.
      • If number specified is greater than the string length then entire string is returned.
Function FnLeft()

   Dim mainString

   mainString = "SumitJain"

   intLength = 4

   MsgBox "The first" & intLength & " characters from left are ' " & Left(mainString, intLength) & " '"

End Function


Also Read About  Other String() Functions

INSTR()                       |                         InstrREV()                       |                        LCase()

UCase()                      |                         Left()                                |                        Right()

LTrim()                        |                         Mid()                                 |                        Trim()

RTrim()                       |                        Replace()                          |                        Space()

Len()                           |                        StrComp()                         |                        String()

Happy Macro­ing :)

Sumit Jain

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