GetDataTypeName Method
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SqlDataRecord.GetDataTypeName Method (Int32)


Returns the name of the data type for the column specified by the ordinal argument.

Namespace:   Microsoft.SqlServer.Server
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)

public virtual string GetDataTypeName(
	int ordinal


Type: System.Int32

The zero-based ordinal of the column.

Return Value

Type: System.String

A String that contains the data type of the column.

Exception Condition

The ordinal is less than 0 or greater than the number of columns (that is, FieldCount).


There is a type mismatch.

This method returns the type name as known in the SQL Server type-system. For user-defined types (UDTs), it returns the three-part name that was used to register the type with SQL Server.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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