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MaxLength Property

DataColumn.MaxLength Property

Gets or sets the maximum length of a text column.

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

'Declaration
Public Property MaxLength As Integer
'Usage
Dim instance As DataColumn
Dim value As Integer

value = instance.MaxLength

instance.MaxLength = value
/** @property */
public int get_MaxLength ()

/** @property */
public void set_MaxLength (int value)

public function get MaxLength () : int

public function set MaxLength (value : int)

Property Value

The maximum length of the column in characters. If the column has no maximum length, the value is –1 (default).

The MaxLength property is ignored for non-text columns.

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, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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