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fn_helpcollations (Transact-SQL)

Returns a list of all the collations supported by Microsoft SQL Server 2005.

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fn_helpcollations ()

fn_helpcollations returns the following information.

Column name Data type Description

Name

sysname

Standard collation name

Description

nvarchar(1000)

Description of the collation

The following example returns all collation names starting with the letter L and that are binary sort collations.

USE AdventureWorks;
SELECT Name, Description FROM fn_helpcollations()
WHERE name like 'L%' AND description LIKE '% binary sort';

Here is the result set.

Name                   Description
-------------------    ------------------------------------
Latin1_General_BIN     Latin1-General, binary sort
Latvian_BIN            Latvian, binary sort
Lithuanian_BIN         Lithuanian, binary sort
Lithuanian_Classic_BIN Lithuanian-Classic, binary sort

(4 row(s) affected)

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