SPACE (TSQL Function)

Returns a string of the specified length, filled with spaces.

Syntax

SPACE ( length )

Arguments

length
is an integer expression of type int.

Return Types

Returns varchar.

Remarks

If length < 0, NULL is returned.

Examples

PRINT '#' + SPACE(10) + '#';
PRINT '#' + SPACE(1)  + '#';
PRINT '#' + SPACE(0)  + '#';
PRINT '#' + SPACE(-1) + '#';

The result is:

#          #
# #
##
<NULL>