chr function (Databricks SQL)

Returns the character at the supplied UTF-16 code point.

Syntax

chr(expr)

Arguments

  • expr: An expression that evaluates to an integral numeric.

Returns

The result type is STRING.

If the argument is less than 0, an empty string is returned. If the argument is larger than 255, it is treated as modulo 256. This implies char covers the ASCII and Latin-1 Supplement range of UTF-16.

This function is a synonym for char function (Databricks SQL).

Examples

> SELECT chr(65);
 A