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Create a new Function

CREATE FUNCTION FirstWord (@input varchar(1000))
RETURNS varchar(1000)
 DECLARE @output varchar(1000)
 SET @output = SUBSTRING(@input, 0, CASE CHARINDEX(' ', @input)
 WHEN 0 THEN LEN(@input) + 1
 ELSE CHARINDEX(' ', @input)
 RETURN @output

This example creates a function named FirstWord, that accepts a varchar parameter and returns another varchar value.


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