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DbConnectionStringBuilder.Count Property

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

Gets the current number of keys that are contained within the ConnectionString property.

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

Public Overridable ReadOnly Property Count As Integer
Dim instance As DbConnectionStringBuilder
Dim value As Integer

value = instance.Count

/** @property */
public int get_Count ()

public function get Count () : int

Property Value

The number of keys that are contained within the connection string maintained by the DbConnectionStringBuilder instance.

The following example demonstrates the Count property both before and after you modify the contents of the ConnectionString property.

Sub Main()
    Dim builder As New DbConnectionStringBuilder
    builder.ConnectionString = _
        "Data Source=(local);Initial Catalog=AdventureWorks;" & _
        "Integrated Security=SSPI"

    ' This should display "3" in the console window.

    builder.Add("Connection Timeout", 25)

    ' This should display the new connection string and
    ' the number of items (4) in the console window.

    Console.WriteLine("Press Enter to finish.")
End Sub

Windows 98, Windows 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 .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