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SqlFunctions.Replicate Method

Repeats a string value a specified number of times.

Namespace:  System.Data.Objects.SqlClient
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

[<EdmFunctionAttribute("SqlServer", "REPLICATE")>]
static member Replicate : 
        target:string * 
        count:Nullable<int> -> string


Type: System.String

A valid string.

Type: System.Nullable(Int32)

The value that specifies how many time to repeat target.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The target string, repeated the number of times specified by count.

You cannot call this function directly. This function can only appear within a LINQ to Entities query.

This function is translated to a corresponding function in the database. For information about the corresponding SQL Server function, see REPLICATE (Transact-SQL).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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