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DbCommandBuilder.GetParameterPlaceholder Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

This method supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Returns the placeholder for the parameter in the associated SQL statement.

Namespace: System.Data.Common
Assembly: System.Data (in

virtual String^ GetParameterPlaceholder (
	int parameterOrdinal
) abstract
protected abstract String GetParameterPlaceholder (
	int parameterOrdinal
protected abstract function GetParameterPlaceholder (
	parameterOrdinal : int
) : String



The number to be included as part of the parameter's name.

Return Value

The name of the parameter with the specified number appended.

This method is intended for use by provider writers building a custom command builder.

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0