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DbDataReader.GetFloat Method

Gets the value of the specified column as a single-precision floating point number.

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

Public MustOverride Function GetFloat ( _
	ordinal As Integer _
) As Single
Dim instance As DbDataReader
Dim ordinal As Integer
Dim returnValue As Single

returnValue = instance.GetFloat(ordinal)
public abstract float GetFloat (
	int ordinal
public abstract function GetFloat (
	ordinal : int
) : float
Not applicable.



The zero-based column ordinal.

Return Value

The value 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