Splits a string into one or more substrings and returns a table (Regex Version)

  • Free Function
  • SQL Server Compatibility: 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017


FROM ( @Text, @RegexPattern )


Name Type Description
@Text nvarchar(MAX)

String expression containing substrings and delimiters. 

@RegexPattern nvarchar(4000) String expression containing a regex expression. See Regular Expression Language – Quick Reference for more information. Even though this parameter is required, a NULL value indicates that no regex expression is to be used.

Table Returned:

Column name Data type Description
RowID int Item Index
Text nvarchar(MAX) Item Content

Sample Usage:

Split by whitespace sequences of any size:
Split by alphabetic strings to extract numeric values:

See Also: