OracleParameterCollection.Add Method (String, OracleType)

Adds an OracleParameter to the OracleParameterCollection given the parameter name and data type.

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

Public Function Add ( _
	parameterName As String, _
	dataType As OracleType _
) As OracleParameter
Dim instance As OracleParameterCollection
Dim parameterName As String
Dim dataType As OracleType
Dim returnValue As OracleParameter

returnValue = instance.Add(parameterName, dataType)
public OracleParameter Add (
	String parameterName, 
	OracleType dataType
public function Add (
	parameterName : String, 
	dataType : OracleType
) : OracleParameter



The name of the parameter.


One of the OracleType values.

Return Value

The index of the new OracleParameter object.

The following example creates an OracleParameterCollection, adds instances of OracleParameter to the collection, and returns a reference to the new OracleParameter.

Public Sub CreateOracleParamColl(connection As OracleConnection)
  Dim command As OracleCommand = New OracleCommand( _
    "SELECT Ename, DeptNo FROM Emp WHERE EmpNo = :pEmpNo", connection)
  Dim paramCollection As OracleParameterCollection = command.Parameters
  Dim parameter As Object = New OracleParameter("pEmpNo", OracleType.Number)
  Dim pIndex As Integer = paramCollection.Add(parameter)
End Sub 

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

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