A non-null character string. Character
A character string.
Returns true if the text starts with the specified word.
*FIRST() returns .T. (TRUE) if Find_Stringis found at the start of Search_In_String. Note: Do not confuse this function, which operates on a character expression, with the summary function FIRST() , which operates on a group of records.
*first(LASTNAME, "MC") -> TRUE, if the LASTNAME field starts with the character string "MC"
The Find_Stringargument is case sensitive.