SPACE (SQL Server Compact Edition)

Returns a string of repeated spaces.


SPACE ( integer_expression )


  • integer_expression
    A positive integer, or an expression that can be implicitly converted to int, that indicates the number of spaces. If integer_expression is negative or greater than 255, a null string is returned.

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The following example concatenates the last name, a comma, two spaces, and then the first name of each employee in the Employees table.

SELECT LastName + ',' + SPACE(2) + FirstName
FROM Employees