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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)

public override string GetDataTypeName(
	int i
)

Parameters

i
Type: System.Int32

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

Return Value

Type: System.String

Implements

IDataRecord.GetDataTypeName(Int32)
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.

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, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

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