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IDataParameter.ParameterName Property

Gets or sets the name of the IDataParameter.

Namespace:  System.Data
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)

string ParameterName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the IDataParameter. The default is an empty string.

The ParameterName is specified in the form @paramname. You must set ParameterName before executing a command that relies on parameters.

The following example creates an instance of the implementing class, SqlParameter, and sets some of its properties.

private static void AddSqlParameter(SqlCommand command)
{
    SqlParameter parameter = new SqlParameter();
    parameter.ParameterName = "@Description";
    parameter.IsNullable = true;
    parameter.DbType = DbType.String;
    parameter.Direction = ParameterDirection.Output;

    command.Parameters.Add(parameter);
}

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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, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

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