DataTableReader::GetInt16 Method (Int32)


Gets the value of the specified column as a 16-bit signed integer.

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

virtual short GetInt16(
	int ordinal
) override


Type: System::Int32

The zero-based column ordinal

Return Value

Type: System::Int16

The value of the specified column.

Exception Condition

The index passed was outside the range of 0 to FieldCount - 1.


An attempt was made to retrieve data from a deleted row.


An attempt was made to read or access a column in a closed DataTableReader.


The specified column does not contain a 16-bit signed integer.

No conversions are performed; therefore, the data retrieved must already be an Int16 or coercible to an Int16.

Call IsDBNull to see if there are null values before calling this method.

The following example displays the contents of the column numbered 2 within the passed-in DataTableReader. If the value the column within a particular row is null, the code displays the text <NULL>. If the data within the column is not of the correct type, the example displays an error message for each row.

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.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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