CHString::Left method (chstring.h)

[The CHString class is part of the WMI Provider Framework which is now considered in final state, and no further development, enhancements, or updates will be available for non-security related issues affecting these libraries. The MI APIs should be used for all new development.]

The Left method extracts the first (that is, leftmost) nCount characters from a CHString string and returns a copy of the extracted substring. If nCount exceeds the string length, then the entire string is extracted.


CHString  throw(CHeap_Exception) Left(
  int nCount



The number of characters extracted from the CHString string.

Return value

Returns a CHString string containing a copy of the specified range of characters.

Note  The returned CHString string may be empty.


Requirement Value
Minimum supported client Windows Vista
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008
Target Platform Windows
Header chstring.h (include FwCommon.h)
Library FrameDyn.lib
DLL FrameDynOS.dll; FrameDyn.dll

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