SqlFunctions.StringConvert Method (Nullable(Of Decimal), Nullable(Of Int32))

.NET Framework (current version)

Returns character data converted from numeric data.

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

<EdmFunctionAttribute("SqlServer", "STR")>
Public Shared Function StringConvert (
	number As Nullable(Of Decimal),
	length As Nullable(Of Integer)
) As String


Type: System.Nullable(Of Decimal)

A numeric expression.

Type: System.Nullable(Of Int32)

The total length of the string. This includes decimal point, sign, digits, and spaces. The default is 10.

Return Value

Type: System.String

The input expression converted to a string.

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 STR (Transact-SQL).

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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