RIGHT() FUNCTION in MySQL

RIGHT() FUNCTION The MySQL RIGHT function is used to extract a substring from a string. It starts the extraction from the RIGHT-most character. The various versions of MySQL supports the RIGHT function, namely, MySQL 5.7, MySQL 5.6, MySQL 5.5, MySQL 5.1, MySQL 5.0, MySQL 4.1, MySQL 4.0 and MySQL 3.23.

Syntax:

RIGHT( string, number_of_characters )

Parameters: string: It is used to specify the string to search. number_of_characters: It is used to specify the number of characters to extract from the string.

Example:

mysql> SELECT RIGHT ( 'HELLO WORLD', 5);

Output:

 'WORLD’

Explanation: The last five characters are extracted from the RIGHT-most position of the string.

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