DbDataReader.GetString Method

Gets the value of the specified column as an instance of String.

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

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

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