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DbDataReader.GetFieldType Method

Gets the data type of the specified column.

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

Public MustOverride Function GetFieldType ( _
	ordinal As Integer _
) As Type
Dim instance As DbDataReader
Dim ordinal As Integer
Dim returnValue As Type

returnValue = instance.GetFieldType(ordinal)
public abstract Type GetFieldType (
	int ordinal
public abstract function GetFieldType (
	ordinal : int
) : Type
Not applicable.



The zero-based column ordinal.

Return Value

The data type of the specified column.

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

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