SqlFunctions::Difference Method (String^, String^)

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Returns an integer value that indicates the difference between the SOUNDEX values of two character expressions.

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

[EdmFunctionAttribute("SqlServer", "DIFFERENCE")]
static Nullable<int> Difference(
	String^ string1,
	String^ string2


Type: System::String^

The first string.

Type: System::String^

The second string.

Return Value

Type: System::Nullable<Int32>

The SOUNDEX difference between the two strings.

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 DIFFERENCE (Transact-SQL).

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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