StateChangeEventArgs Class

Provides data for the state change event of a .NET Framework data provider.

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

Public NotInheritable Class StateChangeEventArgs
	Inherits EventArgs
Dim instance As StateChangeEventArgs

public final class StateChangeEventArgs extends EventArgs
public final class StateChangeEventArgs extends EventArgs

The data is used by the StateChange property of the OleDbConnection and the StateChange property of the SqlConnection.

The following example shows how to use the StateChange event within the SqlConnection class.

' Handler for the OnStateChange event.
Private Sub OnStateChange(ByVal sender As Object, _
    ByVal e As StateChangeEventArgs)
End Sub

Sub Main()
End Sub

Private Sub FillDataSet()
    Dim connectionString As String = GetConnectionString()
    Dim queryString As String = _
        "SELECT ProductID, UnitPrice from dbo.Products;"

    ' Create a DataAdapter.
    Using dataAdapter As New SqlDataAdapter( _
        queryString, connectionString)

        ' Add the handlers.
        AddHandler dataAdapter.SelectCommand.Connection.StateChange, _
            AddressOf OnStateChange

        ' Create a DataSet.
        Dim dataSet As New DataSet()

        ' Fill the DataSet, which fires several StateChange events.
        dataAdapter.Fill(dataSet, 0, 5, "Table")
    End Using
End Sub

Private Sub PrintEventArgs(ByVal args As StateChangeEventArgs)
    Console.WriteLine("  OriginalState= {0 CurrentState= {1", _
        args.OriginalState, args.CurrentState)
End Sub

Private Function GetConnectionString() As String
    ' To avoid storing the connection string in your code,  
    ' you can retrieve it from a configuration file.
    Return "Data Source=(local);Initial Catalog=Northwind;" _
       & "Integrated Security=true;"
End Function


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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