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SqlFunctions.QuoteName Method (String, String)

Returns a Unicode string with the delimiters added to make the input string a valid Microsoft SQL Server delimited identifier.

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

[EdmFunctionAttribute("SqlServer", "QUOTENAME")]
public static string QuoteName(
	string stringArg,
	string quoteCharacter


Type: System.String

The expression that quote characters will be added to.

Type: System.String

The one-character string to use as the delimiter. It can be a single quotation mark ( ' ), a left or right bracket ( [ ] ), or a double quotation mark ( " ). If quote_character is not specified, brackets are used.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The original string with the specified quote characters added.

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 QUOTENAME (Transact-SQL).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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