Gets or sets the Transact-SQL statement, table name or stored procedure to execute at the data source.
Assembly: System.Data (in System.Data.dll)
When the CommandType property is set to StoredProcedure, the property should be set to the name of the stored procedure. The user may be required to use escape character syntax if the stored procedure name contains any special characters. The command executes this stored procedure when you call one of the Execute methods.
The Microsoft .NET Framework Data Provider for SQL Server does not support the question mark (?) placeholder for passing parameters to a Transact-SQL statement or a stored procedure called by a command of CommandType.Text. In this case, named parameters must be used. For example:
SELECT * FROM dbo.Customers WHERE CustomerID = @CustomerID
For more information, see Configuring Parameters and Parameter Data Types (ADO.NET).
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.