Clear Method

DbConnectionStringBuilder.Clear Method

Clears the contents of the DbConnectionStringBuilder instance.

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

Public Overridable Sub Clear
Dim instance As DbConnectionStringBuilder

public void Clear ()
public function Clear ()
Not applicable.

Exception typeCondition


The DbConnectionStringBuilder is read-only.

The Clear method removes all key/value pairs from the DbConnectionStringBuilder and resets all corresponding properties. This includes setting the Count property to 0 and the ConnectionString property to an empty string.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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

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