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OdbcParameterCollection.Add Method (String, OdbcType)

Adds an OdbcParameter to the OdbcParameterCollection, given the parameter name and data type.

Namespace:  System.Data.Odbc
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)
public OdbcParameter Add(
	string parameterName,
	OdbcType odbcType


Type: System.String

The name of the parameter.

Type: System.Data.Odbc.OdbcType

One of the OdbcType values.

Return Value

Type: System.Data.Odbc.OdbcParameter
The index of the new OdbcParameter object.

The following example adds an OdbcParameter to the Parameters collection.

public void CreateParamCollection() 
    OdbcCommand command = new OdbcCommand(
        "SELECT * FROM Customers WHERE CustomerID = ?", connection);
    OdbcParameterCollection paramCollection = command.Parameters;
    object paramObject = new OdbcParameter(
        "CustomerID", OdbcType.VarChar);
    int paramIndex = paramCollection.Add(paramObject);

.NET Framework

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

.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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