COLLATIONPROPERTY

Returns the property of a specified collation.

Syntax

COLLATIONPROPERTY( collation_name, property )

Arguments

collation_name

Is the name of the collation. collation_name is nvarchar(128), and has no default.

property

Is the property of the collation. property is varchar(128), and can be any one of the following values:

Property name Description
CodePage Non=Unicode code page of the collation.
LCID Windows LCID of the collation.
ComparisonStyle Windows comparison style of the collation. Returns 0 for all binary collations.
Version The version of the collation, derived from the version field of the collation ID. Returns 2, 1, or 0. Collations with “100” in the name return 2. Collations with “90” in the name return 1. All other collations return 0.
CollationID ID of the collation.

Return types

sql_variant

Example

SELECT COLLATIONPROPERTY('SQL_Polish_Cp1250_CI_AS_KI_WI', 'CodePage');

See Also