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SqlFunctions.SoundCode Method

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Converts an alphanumeric string to a four-character (SOUNDEX) code to find similar-sounding words or names.

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

[EdmFunctionAttribute("SqlServer", "SOUNDEX")]
public static string SoundCode(
	string arg


Type: System.String

A valid string.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The SOUNDEX code of the input string.

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 SOUNDEX (Transact-SQL).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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