GetChars Method (Int32, Int64, Char[], Int32, Int32) (ITypedGetters)

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Gets the data, for a parameter or column, as the specified type.  No conversions are applied. The assembly that contains this class has a friend relationship with SQLAccess.dll.  This class is intended for use by SQL Server.  For other databases, use the hosting mechanism provided by that database.

Namespace: Microsoft.SqlServer.Server

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

abstract int GetChars (int ordinal, long fieldOffset, Char[] buffer, int bufferOffset, int length);

Parameter

Description

ordinal

The zero-based column or parameter ordinal.

fieldOffset

The index within the column or parameter from which to begin the read operation.

buffer

The buffer into which to read the stream of bytes.

bufferOffset

The index for the buffer to begin the write operation.

length

The maximum length to copy into the buffer.

The actual number of characters read.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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