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LEAST

LEAST returns the smallest expression in a list of expressions. All expressions after the first are implicitly converted to the data type of the first expression before the comparison. Text expressions are compared character by character.

To retrieve the largest expression in a list of expressions, use GREATEST.

Return Value

The data type of the first expression

Syntax

LEAST(expr [, expr ]...)

Arguments

expr can be any expression.

Examples

LEAST('Harry','Harriot','Harold') returns the value Harold.

LEAST(19, 3, 7) returns the value 3.