AdomdDataReader.GetFieldType Method (Int32)


Updated: March 10, 2016

Returns a Type that represents the data type of the specified column.

Namespace:   Microsoft.AnalysisServices.AdomdClient
Assembly:  Microsoft.AnalysisServices.AdomdClient (in Microsoft.AnalysisServices.AdomdClient.dll)

public Type GetFieldType(
	int ordinal


Type: System.Int32

The zero-based ordinal position of the column to find.

Return Value

Type: System.Type

A Type that contains the type of the Object returned by the GetValue method.

This information may be used to increase performance by indicating the strongly typed accessor to call.

If the data contained in the column changes from row to row, the type returned will be Object.

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