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SqlParameter.ParameterName Property

Gets or sets the name of the SqlParameter.

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

public override string ParameterName { get; set; }

Property Value

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

Implements

IDataParameter.ParameterName
IDataParameter.ParameterName

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

The following example creates a 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);
}


.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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