Can I use… [… to …] (SQL/JSON path array accessor)

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The JSON path array accessor accepts a range of elements to pick:

SELECT JSON_QUERY('["A", "B", "C"]', '$[1 to 2]'
                  WITH ARRAY WRAPPER
  FROM …

The JSON path expression [1 to 2] in this example returns the JSON elements "A" and "B".

Normative References

The SQL/JSON path language first appeared in ISO/IEC 9075:2016-2 as part of optional feature T821, “Basic SQL/JSON query operators”.

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