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limit() function

limit() returns the first n rows after the specified offset from each input table.

If an input table has less than offset + n rows, limit() returns all rows after the offset.

Function type signature
(<-tables: stream[A], n: int, ?offset: int) => stream[A]
For more information, see Function type signatures.

Parameters

n

(Required) Maximum number of rows to return.

offset

Number of rows to skip per table before limiting to n. Default is 0.

tables

Input data. Default is piped-forward data (<-).

Examples

Limit results to the first three rows in each table

import "sampledata"

sampledata.int()
    |> limit(n: 3)

View example input and output

Limit results to the first three rows in each input table after the first two

import "sampledata"

sampledata.int()
    |> limit(n: 3, offset: 2)

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