All alphabetical characters in the input value are converted to lowercase in the output value.

Input can be a column reference or a string literal.

Column reference example:

lower(MyName)

Output: Returns the string value from the MyName column in lowercase. 

String literal example:

lower('Hello, World')

Output: The string hello, world is returned.

lower(column_string)


ArgumentRequired?Data TypeDescription
column_stringYstringName of the column or string literal to be applied to the function

column_string

Name of the column or string constant to be converted.

Required?Data TypeExample Value
YesString literal or column referencemyColumn

Example - uppercase, lowercase, propercase functions