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DbDataAdapter.AddToBatch Method

Adds a IDbCommand to the current batch.

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

protected virtual int AddToBatch(
	IDbCommand command


Type: System.Data.IDbCommand
The IDbCommand to add to the batch.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of commands in the batch before adding the IDbCommand.


The adapter does not support batches.

In DbDataAdapter, this method throws NotSupportedException. Classes that inherit from DbDataAdapter override this method to provide support for batches.

Notes to Implementers

This method is protected and is designed for use by a .NET Framework data provider.

If a class that inherits from DbDataAdapter supports batches, that class overrides this method to allow users to add a command to a batch.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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