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SQL Server STR() Function

❮ SQL Server Functions

Example

Return a number as a string:

SELECT STR(185);
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Definition and Usage

The STR() function returns a number as a string.

Syntax

STR(number, length, decimals)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
number Required. The number to convert to a string
length Optional. The length of the returning string. Default value is 10
decimals Optional. The number of decimals to display in the returning string. Default value is 0

Technical Details

Works in: SQL Server (starting with 2008), Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Parallel Data Warehouse

More Examples

Example

Return a number as a string:

SELECT STR(185.5);
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Example

Return a number as a string:

SELECT STR(185.476, 6, 2);
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❮ SQL Server Functions