Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview
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Returns a Unicode string with the delimiters added to make the input string a valid SQL Server delimited identifier.
Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version), Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse Public Preview.
The following example takes the character string abcdef and uses the [ and ] characters to create a valid SQL Server delimited identifier.
Here is the result set.
[abc]def] (1 row(s) affected)
Notice that the right bracket in the string abcdef is doubled to indicate an escape character.