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Checksum Method (String)

SqlFunctions.Checksum Method (String)

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Returns the checksum value computed over the input argument.

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

[EdmFunctionAttribute("SqlServer", "CHECKSUM")]
public static Nullable<int> Checksum(
	string arg1


Type: System.String

The value for which the checksum is calculated.

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable<Int32>
The checksum computed over the input value.

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 CHECKSUM (Transact-SQL).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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