REPEAT( )

This MySQL function returns the string given in the first argument of the function, as many times as specified in the second argument.

Syntax

Below is the syntax for this command. Text within square brackets (i.e, [ and ] ) are optional. Choices are separated by bars (i.e, | ). Ellipses preceded by a comma indicates a repeating pattern. Ellipses before or after syntax are used to highlight a relevant except from the larger syntax. Text displayed in italic letters represent text that should be replaced with the specific names related to the database (e.g., column with the name of the column).

REPEAT(string, count)

Explanation

This function returns the string given in the first argument of the function, as many times as specified in the second argument. It returns an empty string if count is less than 1. It returns NULL if either argument is NULL.

Examples

SELECT REPEAT('Urgent! ', 3)
AS 'Warning Message';