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EdmFunctions.Replace Method

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Creates a DbFunctionExpression that invokes the canonical 'Replace' function with the specified arguments, which must each have a string result type. The result type of the expression is also string.

Namespace:  System.Data.Common.CommandTrees.ExpressionBuilder
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

public static DbFunctionExpression Replace(
	this DbExpression stringArgument,
	DbExpression toReplace,
	DbExpression replacement
)

Parameters

stringArgument
Type: System.Data.Common.CommandTrees.DbExpression

An expression that specifies the string in which to perform the replacement operation.

toReplace
Type: System.Data.Common.CommandTrees.DbExpression

An expression that specifies the string that is replaced.

replacement
Type: System.Data.Common.CommandTrees.DbExpression

An expression that specifies the replacement string.

Return Value

Type: System.Data.Common.CommandTrees.DbFunctionExpression
A new DbFunctionExpression than returns a new string based on stringArgument where every occurence of toReplace is replaced by replacement.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type DbExpression. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

stringArgumenttoReplacereplacement

ArgumentException

stringArgumenttoReplacereplacement

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5
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