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SqlTriggerContext.IsUpdatedColumn Method

Returns true if a column was affected by an INSERT or UPDATE statement.

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

public bool IsUpdatedColumn(
	int columnOrdinal


Type: System.Int32
The zero-based ordinal of the column.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the column was affected by an INSERT or UPDATE operation.


Called in the context of a trigger where the value of the TriggerAction property is not Insert or Update.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.