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SqlCommand Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the SqlCommand class with the text of the query.

Namespace: System.Data.SqlClient
Assembly: System.Data (in system.data.dll)

public SqlCommand (
	string cmdText
)
public SqlCommand (
	String cmdText
)
public function SqlCommand (
	cmdText : String
)

Parameters

cmdText

The text of the query.

When an instance of SqlCommand is created, the following read/write properties are set to initial values.

Properties

Initial value

CommandText

cmdText

CommandTimeout

30

CommandType

CommandType.Text

Connection

null

You can change the value for any of these properties through a separate call to the property.

The following example creates a SqlCommand, passing in the connection string and command text.

public void CreateCommand() 
 {
    string queryString = "SELECT * FROM Categories ORDER BY CategoryID";
    SqlCommand command = new SqlCommand(queryString);
    command.CommandTimeout = 15;
    command.CommandType = CommandType.Text;
 

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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