CopyTo Method (OracleLob)

OracleBFile.CopyTo Method (OracleLob)

Copies the entire contents of this OracleBFile to the beginning of a destination OracleLob.

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

public long CopyTo(
	OracleLob destination


Type: System.Data.OracleClient.OracleLob

The destination OracleLob

Return Value

Type: System.Int64
The number of bytes copied.


The destination OracleLob is a null object reference.


The destination is a null OracleLob.


The connection with which this OracleBFile is associated is closed.


The OracleBFile object is closed or disposed.

The underlying data types of the source OracleBFile and the destination OracleLob must be compatible. For example, you cannot copy binary data to a destination OracleLob that has a character data type.

You must have write access to the destination OracleLob for the CopyTo operation to execute correctly.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

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