SqlCommand Constructor (String, SqlConnection)
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SqlCommand Constructor (String, SqlConnection)

Initializes a new instance of the SqlCommand class with the text of the query and a SqlConnection.

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

public SqlCommand(
	string cmdText,
	SqlConnection connection
)

Parameters

cmdText
Type: System.String

The text of the query.

connection
Type: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection

A SqlConnection that represents the connection to an instance of SQL Server.

The following table shows initial property values for an instance of SqlCommand.

Properties

Initial value

CommandText

cmdText

CommandTimeout

30

CommandType

CommandType.Text

Connection

A new SqlConnection that is the value for the connection parameter.

You can change the value for any of these parameters by setting the related property.

The following example creates a SqlCommand and sets some of its properties.

private static void CreateCommand(string queryString,
    string connectionString)
{
    using (SqlConnection connection = new SqlConnection(
               connectionString))
    {
        SqlCommand command = new SqlCommand(
            queryString, connection);
        connection.Open();
        SqlDataReader reader = command.ExecuteReader();
        while (reader.Read())
        {
            Console.WriteLine(String.Format("{0}, {1}",
                reader[0], reader[1]));
        }
    }
}

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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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

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