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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 OleDbParameter(
	string name,
	OleDbType dataType
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name of the parameter to map.

dataType
Type: System.Data.OleDb.OleDbType

One of the OleDbType values.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

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 void CreateOleDbParameter() 
{
   OleDbParameter parameter = new OleDbParameter("Description",OleDbType.VarChar);
   parameter.Direction = ParameterDirection.Output;
   parameter.Size = 88;
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

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