SqlFunctions.Checksum Method (Nullable(Of DateTime))

.NET Framework (current version)

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 Shared Function Checksum (
	arg1 As Nullable(Of Date)
) As Nullable(Of Integer)


Type: System.Nullable(Of DateTime)

The value for which the checksum is calculated.

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable(Of Int32)

The checksum computed over the input values.

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
Available since 4.0
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