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OleDbParameterCollection.Item Property (String)

Gets or sets the OleDbParameter with the specified name.

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

public OleDbParameter this [
	string parameterName
] { get; set; 
/** @property */
public OleDbParameter get_Item (String parameterName)

/** @property */
public void set_Item (String parameterName, OleDbParameter value)

JScript supports the use of indexed properties, but not the declaration of new ones.



The name of the parameter to retrieve.

Property Value

The OleDbParameter with the specified name.

Exception typeCondition


The name specified does not exist.

The following example searches for an OleDbParameter with a given ParameterName within an OleDbParameterCollection. If the parameter exists, the example displays the name and index of the parameter. If the parameter does not exist, the example displays an error. This example assumes that an OleDbParameterCollection has already been created.

public void SearchParameters() 
    // ...
    // create OleDbParameterCollection parameters
    // ...
    if (!parameters.Contains("Description"))
        Console.WriteLine("ERROR: no such parameter in the collection");
        Console.WriteLine("Name: " + parameters["Description"].ToString() +
            "Index: " + parameters.IndexOf("Description").ToString());

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