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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 Value

Type: System.Int32
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 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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