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OdbcParameter Constructor (String, OdbcType, Int32)

Initializes a new instance of the OdbcParameter class that uses the parameter name, data type, and length.

Namespace:  System.Data.Odbc
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)

public OdbcParameter(
	string name,
	OdbcType type,
	int size


Type: System.String
The name of the parameter.
Type: System.Data.Odbc.OdbcType
One of the OdbcType values.
Type: System.Int32
The length of the parameter.


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

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

public void CreateOdbcParameter() 
   OdbcParameter parameter = new OdbcParameter("Description",OdbcType.VarChar,88);
   parameter.Direction = ParameterDirection.Output;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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