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SqlMetaData Constructor (String, SqlDbType, Byte, Byte)

Initializes a new instance of the SqlMetaData class with the specified column name, type, precision, and scale.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Server
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)

public SqlMetaData(
	string name,
	SqlDbType dbType,
	byte precision,
	byte scale
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name of the parameter or column.

dbType
Type: System.Data.SqlDbType

The SQL Server type of the parameter or column.

precision
Type: System.Byte

The precision of the parameter or column.

scale
Type: System.Byte

The scale of the parameter or column.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The Name is null.

ArgumentException

A SqlDbType that is not allowed was passed to the constructor as dbType, or scale was greater than precision.

Only the following SqlDbType is allowed to be passed to the constructor as dbType: Decimal.

The following are the default values assigned to dbType, depending on the SqlDbType (the XmlSchemaCollectionDatabase, XmlSchemaCollectionName, XmlSchemaCollectionOwningSchema, and Type properties are set to null):

SqlDbType

Maximum length

Precision

Scale

Locale

Compare options

Decimal

9

18

0

0

None

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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