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SqlFunctions.Unicode Method

Returns the integer value, as defined by the Unicode standard, for the first character of the input expression.

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

'Declaration
<EdmFunctionAttribute("SqlServer", "UNICODE")> _
Public Shared Function Unicode ( _
	arg As String _
) As Nullable(Of Integer)

Parameters

arg
Type: System.String
A valid string.

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable(Of Int32)
The character code for the first character in 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 UNICODE (Transact-SQL).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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