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IDataRecord.GetDataTypeName Method

Gets the data type information for the specified field.

Namespace:  System.Data
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)
string GetDataTypeName(
	int i
)

Parameters

i
Type: System.Int32

The index of the field to find.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The data type information for the specified field.
ExceptionCondition
IndexOutOfRangeException

The index passed was outside the range of 0 through FieldCount.

The data type information can differ from the type information returned by GetFieldType, especially where the underlying data types do not map one for one to the runtime types supported by the language. (for example, DataTypeName may be "integer", while Type.Name may be "Int32".)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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