smallint function

Casts the value expr to SMALLINT.

Syntax

smallint(expr)

Arguments

  • expr: Any expression which is castable to SMALLINT.

Returns

The result is SMALLINT.

This function is a synonym for CAST(expr AS SMALLINT).

See cast function for details.

Examples

> SELECT smallint(-5.6);
 5
> SELECT smallint('5');
 5