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SQL Collation Name

SQL Server 2000

A single string that specifies the collation name for a SQL collation.

Syntax

< SQL_collation_name > :: =

    SQL_SortRules[_Pref]_CPCodepage_<ComparisonStyle>

    <ComparisonStyle> ::=
        _CaseSensitivity_AccentSensitivity | _BIN

Arguments

SortRules

A string identifying the alphabet or language whose sorting rules are applied when dictionary sorting is specified. Examples are Latin1_General or Polish.

Pref

Specifies uppercase preference.

Codepage

Specifies a one to four digit number identifying the code page used by the collation. CP1 specifies code page 1252, for all other code pages the complete code page number is specified. For example, CP1251 specifies code page 1251 and CP850 specifies code page 850.

CaseSensitivity

CI specifies case-insensitive, CS specifies case-sensitive.

AccentSensitivity

AI specifies accent-insensitive, AS specifies accent-sensitive.

BIN

Specifies the binary sort order is to be used.

Remarks

This table lists the SQL collation names.

Sort order ID SQL collation name
30 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp437_BIN
31 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp437_CS_AS
32 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp437_CI_AS
33 SQL_Latin1_General_Pref_CP437_CI_AS
34 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp437_CI_AI
40 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp850_BIN
41 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp850_CS_AS
42 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp850_CI_AS
43 SQL_Latin1_General_Pref_CP850_CI_AS
44 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp850_CI_AI
49 SQL_1Xcompat_CP850_CI_AS
50 Latin1_General_BIN
51 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1_CS_AS
52 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1_CI_AS
53 SQL_Latin1_General_Pref_CP1_CI_AS
54 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1_CI_AI
55 SQL_AltDiction_Cp850_CS_AS
56 SQL_AltDiction_Pref_CP850_CI_AS
57 SQL_AltDiction_Cp850_CI_AI
58 SQL_Scandinavian_Pref_Cp850_CI_AS
59 SQL_Scandinavian_Cp850_CS_AS
60 SQL_Scandinavian_Cp850_CI_AS
61 SQL_AltDiction_Cp850_CI_AS
71 Latin1_General_CS_AS
72 Latin1_General_CI_AS
73 Danish_Norwegian_CS_AS
74 Finnish_Swedish_CS_AS
75 Icelandic_CS_AS
80 Hungarian_BIN (or Albanian_BIN, Czech_BIN, and so on)1
81 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1250_CS_AS
82 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1250_CI_AS
83 SQL_Czech_Cp1250_CS_AS
84 SQL_Czech_Cp1250_CI_AS
85 SQL_Hungarian_Cp1250_CS_AS
86 SQL_Hungarian_Cp1250_CI_AS
87 SQL_Polish_Cp1250_CS_AS
88 SQL_Polish_Cp1250_CI_AS
89 SQL_Romanian_Cp1250_CS_AS
90 SQL_Romanian_Cp1250_CI_AS
91 SQL_Croatian_Cp1250_CS_AS
92 SQL_Croatian_Cp1250_CI_AS
93 SQL_Slovak_Cp1250_CS_AS
94 SQL_Slovak_Cp1250_CI_AS
95 SQL_Slovenian_Cp1250_CS_AS
96 SQL_Slovenian_Cp1250_CI_AS
104 Cyrillic_General_BIN (or Ukrainian_BIN, Macedonian_BIN)
105 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1251_CS_AS
106 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1251_CI_AS
107 SQL_Ukrainian_Cp1251_CS_AS
108 SQL_Ukrainian_Cp1251_CI_AS
112 Greek_BIN
113 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1253_CS_AS
114 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1253_CI_AS
120 SQL_MixDiction_Cp1253_CS_AS
121 SQL_AltDiction_Cp1253_CS_AS
124 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1253_CI_AI
128 Turkish_BIN
129 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1254_CS_AS
130 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1254_CI_AS
136 Hebrew_BIN
137 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1255_CS_AS
138 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1255_CI_AS
144 Arabic_BIN
145 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1256_CS_AS
146 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1256_CI_AS
153 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1257_CS_AS
154 SQL_Latin1_General_Cp1257_CI_AS
155 SQL_Estonian_Cp1257_CS_AS
156 SQL_Estonian_Cp1257_CI_AS
157 SQL_Latvian_Cp1257_CS_AS
158 SQL_Latvian_Cp1257_CI_AS
159 SQL_Lithuanian_Cp1257_CS_AS
160 SQL_Lithuanian_Cp1257_CI_AS
183 SQL_Danish_Pref_Cp1_CI_AS
184 SQL_SwedishPhone_Pref_Cp1_CI_AS
185 SQL_SwedishStd_Pref_Cp1_CI_AS
186 SQL_Icelandic_Pref_Cp1_CI_AS
192 Japanese_BIN
193 Japanese_CI_AS
194 Korean_Wansung_BIN
195 Korean_Wansung_CI_AS
196 Chinese_Taiwan_Stroke_BIN
197 Chinese_Taiwan_Stroke_CI_AS
198 Chinese_PRC_BIN
199 Chinese_PRC_CI_AS
200 Japanese_CS_AS
201 Korean_Wansung_CS_AS
202 Chinese_Taiwan_Stroke_CS_AS
203 Chinese_PRC_CS_AS
204 Thai_BIN
205 Thai_CI_AS
206 Thai_CS_AS
210 SQL_EBCDIC037_CP1_CS_AS
211 SQL_EBCDIC273_CP1_CS_AS
212 SQL_EBCDIC277_CP1_CS_AS
213 SQL_EBCDIC278_CP1_CS_AS
214 SQL_EBCDIC280_CP1_CS_AS
215 SQL_EBCDIC284_CP1_CS_AS
216 SQL_EBCDIC285_CP1_CS_AS
217 SQL_EBCDIC297_CP1_CS_AS

1For Sort Order ID 80, use any of the Window collations with the code page of 1250, and binary order. For example: Albanian_BIN, Croatian_BIN, Czech_BIN, Romanian_BIN, Slovak_BIN, Slovenian_BIN.

See Also

ALTER TABLE

Collation Settings in Setup

Constants

CREATE DATABASE

CREATE TABLE

DECLARE @local_variable

table

SQL Collation Names Table (Compatibility collations)

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