OracleParameter.OracleParameter(String, OracleType, Int32, ParameterDirection, Boolean, Byte, Byte, String, DataRowVersion, Object) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the OracleParameter class that uses the parameter name, data type, length, source column name, parameter direction, numeric precision, and other properties.

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

Public Sub New ( _
	name As String, _
	oracleType As OracleType, _
	size As Integer, _
	direction As ParameterDirection, _
	isNullable As Boolean, _
	precision As Byte, _
	scale As Byte, _
	srcColumn As String, _
	srcVersion As DataRowVersion, _
	value As Object _
Dim name As String
Dim oracleType As OracleType
Dim size As Integer
Dim direction As ParameterDirection
Dim isNullable As Boolean
Dim precision As Byte
Dim scale As Byte
Dim srcColumn As String
Dim srcVersion As DataRowVersion
Dim value As Object

Dim instance As New OracleParameter(name, oracleType, size, direction, isNullable, precision, scale, srcColumn, srcVersion, value)
public OracleParameter (
	String name, 
	OracleType oracleType, 
	int size, 
	ParameterDirection direction, 
	boolean isNullable, 
	byte precision, 
	byte scale, 
	String srcColumn, 
	DataRowVersion srcVersion, 
	Object value
public function OracleParameter (
	name : String, 
	oracleType : OracleType, 
	size : int, 
	direction : ParameterDirection, 
	isNullable : boolean, 
	precision : byte, 
	scale : byte, 
	srcColumn : String, 
	srcVersion : DataRowVersion, 
	value : Object
Not applicable.



The name of the parameter.


One of the OracleType values.


The length of the parameter.


One of the ParameterDirection values.


true if the value of the field can be null, otherwise, false.


The total number of digits to the left and right of the decimal point to which Value is resolved.


The total number of decimal places to which Value is resolved.


The name of the source column.


One of the DataRowVersion values.


An Object that is the value of the OracleParameter.

Exception typeCondition


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

The following example creates an OracleParameter and displays the ParameterName.

Public Sub CreateOracleParameter()
    Dim parameter As New OracleParameter( _
        "DName", OracleType.VarChar, 11, _
        ParameterDirection.Output, True, 0, 0, _
        "DName", DataRowVersion.Current, "ENGINEERING")
End Sub 

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

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