Identifies which provider-specific property in the strongly typed parameter classes is to be used when setting a provider-specific type.
Assembly: System.Data (in System.Data.dll)
Thetype exposes the following members.
|Equals||Infrastructure. Returns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|GetHashCode||Returns the hash code for this instance. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|GetType||Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)|
|IsDefaultAttribute||When overridden in a derived class, indicates whether the value of this instance is the default value for the derived class. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|Match||When overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|ToString||Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|_Attribute.GetIDsOfNames||Maps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|_Attribute.GetTypeInfo||Retrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|_Attribute.GetTypeInfoCount||Retrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1). (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|_Attribute.Invoke||Provides access to properties and methods exposed by an object. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
The is used by a provider writer to designate a provider-specific type parameter property which is not inherited from the DbParameter base class. The SqlDbType property of a SqlParameter is an example of a provider-specific type property not found in DbParameter.
A provider writer can apply DbProviderSpecificTypePropertyAttribute(true) to indicate a provider-specific data type parameter property. This allows for its discovery using reflection, which enables code generation tools, such as those used in Visual Studio, to generate code geared to a specific provider. The IsProviderSpecificTypeProperty property returns true if the property has been set, otherwise false.