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DbConnectionStringBuilder.Clear Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Clears the contents of the DbConnectionStringBuilder instance.

Namespace: System.Data.Common
Assembly: System.Data (in

public virtual void Clear ()
public void Clear ()
public function Clear ()

Exception typeCondition


The DbConnectionStringBuilder is read-only.

The Clear method removes all key/value pairs from the DbConnectionStringBuilder and resets all corresponding properties. This includes setting the Count property to 0 and the ConnectionString property to an empty string.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0