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DbDataReader.GetData Method

Returns a DbDataReader object for the requested column ordinal.

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

public DbDataReader GetData (
	int ordinal
public DbDataReader GetData (
	int ordinal
public function GetData (
	ordinal : int
) : DbDataReader
Not applicable.



The zero-based column ordinal.

Return Value

A DbDataReader object.

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