CharIndex Method (Byte[], Byte[], Nullable(Int64))

SqlFunctions.CharIndex Method (Byte(), Byte(), Nullable(Of Int64))

.NET Framework (current version)
 

Returns the starting position of one expression found within another expression.

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

<EdmFunctionAttribute("SqlServer", "CHARINDEX")>
Public Shared Function CharIndex (
	toSearch As Byte(),
	target As Byte(),
	startLocation As Nullable(Of Long)
) As Nullable(Of Long)

Parameters

toSearch
Type: System.Byte()

The string expression to be searched.

target
Type: System.Byte()

The string expression to be found.

startLocation
Type: System.Nullable(Of Int64)

The character position in toSearch at which searching begins.

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable(Of Int64)

The starting position of target if it is found in toSearch.

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 CHARINDEX (Transact-SQL).

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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