OleDbParameter Constructor (String, OleDbType)

Initializes a new instance of the OleDbParameter class that uses the parameter name and data type.

Namespace: System.Data.OleDb
Assembly: System.Data (in system.data.dll)

Public Sub New ( _
	name As String, _
	dataType As OleDbType _
Dim name As String
Dim dataType As OleDbType

Dim instance As New OleDbParameter(name, dataType)
public OleDbParameter (
	String name, 
	OleDbType dataType
public function OleDbParameter (
	name : String, 
	dataType : OleDbType



The name of the parameter to map.


One of the OleDbType values.

Exception typeCondition


The value supplied in the dataType parameter is an invalid back-end data type.

The data type, and if appropriate, Size and Precision are inferred from the value of the dataType parameter.

The following example creates an OleDbParameter and sets some of its properties.

Public Sub CreateOleDbParameter()
    Dim parameter As New OleDbParameter("Description", OleDbType.VarChar)
    parameter.Direction = ParameterDirection.Output
    parameter.Size = 88
End Sub 

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, 1.1, 1.0

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