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Variables.Add Method

Adds a Variable object to the Variables collection.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.ManagedDTS (in Microsoft.SqlServer.ManagedDTS.dll)

public Variable Add(
	string name,
	bool readOnly,
	string nameSpace,
	Object val
)

Parameters

name
Type: String
The name of the package, task, or container variable to add to the collection.
readOnly
Type: Boolean
A Boolean that indicates whether the variable is read-only or whether the variable can be modified.
nameSpace
Type: String
The namespace for the variable. Default value is the User variable namespace. You can also create a namespace to identify variables you create that are used in a certain part of a package. You cannot add variables to the System variable namespace.
val
Type: Object
The design-time value of the variable.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime.Variable
The newly created variable that was added to the Variables collection.

For more information, see Use Variables in Packages.

The following example creates a package, and adds a variable, myVar, to its variable collection.

static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            Package p = new Package();
            //Add a variable, myvar, to the package variables
            // collection. The variable has a value of 5, in the myNamespace
            // namespace.
            Variable var = p.Variables.Add("myVar", false, "myNamespace", 5);
            //
            // Enter the rest of your code here.
            //
        }

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