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REPLICATE function [String]

Concatenates a string a specified number of times.

Syntax
REPLICATE( string-expression, integer-expression )
Parameters
  • string-expression   The string to be repeated.

  • integer-expression   The number of times the string is to be repeated.

Returns

LONG VARCHAR

LONG NVARCHAR

Remarks

If the actual length of the result string exceeds the maximum for the return type, an error occurs. The result is truncated to the maximum string size allowed.

Alternatively, try using the REPEAT function.

See also
Standards and compatibility
  • SQL/2003   Vendor extension.

Example

The following statement returns the value repeatrepeatrepeat.

SELECT REPLICATE( 'repeat', 3 );