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MySQL | CHAR method

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schedule Mar 9, 2022
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MySQL's CHAR(~) method returns a binary string representation of the provided integer code values.

Parameters

1. N | integer

Integer representing code value for a string. Multiple integer values can be provided.

2. charset_name | charset | optional

The character set to use. Defaults to binary.

Return value

A string representation of the numeric input values using the specified character set.

Examples

To return binary string representation:

SELECT CHAR(72, 101);
+------------------------------+
| CHAR(72, 101) |
+------------------------------+
| 0x4865 |
+------------------------------+

To use the ASCII character set:

SELECT CHAR(72, 101, 108, 108, 111 USING ascii);
+------------------------------------------+
| CHAR(72, 101, 108, 108, 111 USING ascii) |
+------------------------------------------+
| Hello |
+------------------------------------------+
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