LOWER (SQL Server Compact Edition)

Returns a character expression after converting uppercase character data to lowercase.


LOWER ( character_expression ) 


  • character_expression
    An expression of character or binary data type, or a data type that is implicitly convertible to nvarchar or ntext.

Return Value

nvarchar or ntext


The following example returns, in lowercase, the list of company names in the Customers table.

SELECT CustomerID, LOWER(CompanyName), City
FROM Customers