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DbCommandBuilder.QuoteIdentifier Method

Given an unquoted identifier in the correct catalog case, returns the correct quoted form of that identifier, including properly escaping any embedded quotes in the identifier.

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

virtual String^ QuoteIdentifier (
	String^ unquotedIdentifier
public String QuoteIdentifier (
	String unquotedIdentifier
public function QuoteIdentifier (
	unquotedIdentifier : String
) : String
Not applicable.



The original unquoted identifier.

Return Value

The quoted version of the identifier. Embedded quotes within the identifier are properly escaped.

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0