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SqlDataReader.GetDataTypeName Method

Gets a string representing the data type of the specified column.

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

'Declaration
Public Overrides Function GetDataTypeName ( _
	i As Integer _
) As String

Parameters

i
Type: System.Int32

The zero-based ordinal position of the column to find.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The string representing the data type of the specified column.

Implements

IDataRecord.GetDataTypeName(Int32)

Returns the name of the back-end data type.

numeric is a synonym in SQL Server for the decimal data type. GetDataTypeName will return "decimal" for a column defined as either decimal or numeric.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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