Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview
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Returns a string of repeated spaces.
Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version), Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse Public Preview.
The following example trims the last names and concatenates a comma, two spaces, and the first names of people listed in the Person table in AdventureWorks2012.
USE AdventureWorks2012; GO SELECT RTRIM(LastName) + ',' + SPACE(2) + LTRIM(FirstName) FROM Person.Person ORDER BY LastName, FirstName; GO