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Getting first letter of String in SQL

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Hi,

How to get the first letter of the whole string through SQL query. For example, my string is
"Welcome to Expert exchange". Now i have to get the first letter of the string like WTEE

Please let me know the way

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SELECT SUBSTR(column,1,1) 
FROM table 
WHERE column = codition;

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upper(regexp_replace(s, '((^| )([^ ]))|.', '\3'))
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