SqlFunctions.Difference Method (String, String)

.NET Framework (current version)

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 member Difference : 
        string1:string *
        string2:string -> Nullable<int>


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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