TYPEOF (TSQL Function)

Returns the datatype of the argument as string.

Syntax

TYPEOF ( expression )

Arguments

expression
is an expression of any type.

Return Types

Returns varchar.

Remarks

This function doesn’t exist in MS SQL Server.

Examples

PRINT TYPEOF(1234);
PRINT TYPEOF(55.6);
PRINT TYPEOF(1234 * 55.6);

The result is:

INT
NUMERIC(3, 1)
NUMERIC(14, 1)