Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview
Formats and stores a series of characters and values in the string output parameter. Each format argument is replaced with the corresponding argument.
Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version).
Is a varchar variable that receives the output.
When specified, puts the value of the variable in the output parameter.
Is a format character string with placeholders for argument values, similar to that supported by the C-language sprintf function. Currently, only the %s format argument is supported.
Is a character string that represents the value of the corresponding format argument.
Is a placeholder that indicates that a maximum of 50 arguments can be specified.
0 (success) or 1 (failure)
xp_sprintf returns the following message:
The command(s) completed successfully.
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