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Variable.CreationName Property

Returns the string that the runtime engine gives when it creates an instance of the Variable object and adds the object to the Variables collection. This property is read-only.

Namespace: Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.ManagedDTS (in microsoft.sqlserver.manageddts.dll)
public string CreationName { get; }
/** @property */
public final String get_CreationName ()

public final function get CreationName () : String

Property Value

A String that contains the name. It may be the fully qualified assembly name (for managed assemblies), or it may be the PROGID or CLSID (for COM DLLs).

The following example creates a package, adds a ForEachLoop, and adds a variable to the Variables collection of the ForEachLoop. It then retrieves and sets properties on the variable and displays them for viewing, including the CreationName.

static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            Package p = new Package();
            // Add a sequence to the package executables collection
            Sequence seq = (Sequence)p.Executables.Add("STOCK:SEQUENCE");
            // Add a ForEachLoop to the Sequence
            ForEachLoop feLoop = (ForEachLoop)seq.Executables.Add("STOCK:FOREACHLOOP");

            // Add a variable, v, to the variable collection
           // of the ForEach loop.
            Variable v = feLoop.Variables.Add("v", false, "global", 100);

//  Get and set different variable properties

            // Creation Name (read-only)
            String createName = v.CreationName;

            // Description (read/write)
            v.Description = "my new v Description";
            String vDesc = v.Description;

            // ID (read-only)
            String vID = v.ID;

            // Name (read/write)
            String oldName = v.Name;
            v.Name = "my_new_V_name";
            String newName = v.Name;

            // Namespace (read/write)
            String oldNamespace = v.Namespace;
            v.Namespace = "my_new_v_Namespace";
            String newNamespace = v.Namespace;

            // Properties (read-only)
            int pmCount = v.Properties.Count;

            // Qualified Name (read-only)
            String QName = v.QualifiedName;
           
            // RaiseChangedEvent (read/write)
            Boolean oldraiseChEvt = v.RaiseChangedEvent;
            v.RaiseChangedEvent = true;
            Boolean raiseChangedEvent = v.RaiseChangedEvent;

            // Read-only (read/write)
            Boolean vReadOnly = v.ReadOnly;
            v.ReadOnly = true;
            Boolean newVReadOnly = v.ReadOnly;

            // System Variable (read-only)
            Boolean sysVar = v.SystemVariable;

            // Type (read-only)
            TypeCode type = v.DataType;

            // Value (read/write)
            Object vValue = v.Value;
           
            Console.WriteLine("The variable properties are: ");
            Console.WriteLine("Creation Name   = {0}", createName);
            Console.WriteLine("Description        = {0}", vDesc);
            Console.WriteLine("ID                     = {0}", vID);
            Console.WriteLine("Old name, new name = {0}, {1}", oldName, newName);
            Console.WriteLine("Old namespace, new namespace = {0}, {1}", oldNamespace, newNamespace);
            Console.WriteLine("Properties count   = {0}", pmCount);
            Console.WriteLine("Qualified Name     = {0}", QName);
            Console.WriteLine("old RaiseEvent, new RaiseEvent = {0}, {1}", oldraiseChEvt, raiseChangedEvent);
            Console.WriteLine("old read-only, new read-only = {0}, {1}", vReadOnly, newVReadOnly);
            Console.WriteLine("System Variable    = {0}", sysVar);
            Console.WriteLine("Type               = {0}", type);
        }

Sample Output:

The variable properties are:

Creation Name =

Description = my new v Description

ID = {622CF328-55D7-4E81-9385-9C1F8450511E}

Old name, new name = v, my_new_V_name

Old namespace, new namespace = global, my_new_v_Namespace

Properties count = 12

Qualified Name = my_new_v_Namespace::my_new_V_name

old RaiseEvent, new RaiseEvent = False, True

old read-only, new read-only = False, True

System Variable = False

Type = Int32

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms

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