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Remove the first n characters

This function removes the first n characters, while subsequent ones are copied to the output as is.
Option Description
Extra parameter This function requires an extra parameter.

The extra parameter is the number of characters to be removed.

In the first example, the first two characters are removed.

In the second example, the first four characters are removed.

Input value Extra parameter Example of a masked value
Jack "2" ck
S1000D "4" 0D

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