SqlMetaData Constructor (String, SqlDbType, Byte, Byte)

 

Initializes a new instance of the SqlMetaData class with the specified column name, type, precision, and scale.

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

public SqlMetaData(
	string name,
	SqlDbType dbType,
	byte precision,
	byte scale
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name of the parameter or column.

dbType
Type: System.Data.SqlDbType

The SQL Server type of the parameter or column.

precision
Type: System.Byte

The precision of the parameter or column.

scale
Type: System.Byte

The scale of the parameter or column.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

The Name is null.

ArgumentException

A SqlDbType that is not allowed was passed to the constructor as dbType, or scale was greater than precision.

Only the following SqlDbType is allowed to be passed to the constructor as dbType: Decimal.

The following are the default values assigned to dbType, depending on the SqlDbType (the XmlSchemaCollectionDatabase, XmlSchemaCollectionName, XmlSchemaCollectionOwningSchema, and Type properties are set to null):

SqlDbType

Maximum length

Precision

Scale

Locale

Compare options

Decimal

9

18

0

0

None

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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