DbDataReader.GetDataTypeName Method

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

Gets name of the data type of the specified column.

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

Public MustOverride Function GetDataTypeName ( _
	ordinal As Integer _
) As String
Dim instance As DbDataReader
Dim ordinal As Integer
Dim returnValue As String

returnValue = instance.GetDataTypeName(ordinal)
public abstract String GetDataTypeName (
	int ordinal
public abstract function GetDataTypeName (
	ordinal : int
) : String



The zero-based column ordinal.

Return Value

A string representing the name of the data type.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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