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EntityCommand.ExecuteScalar Method

Executes the command, and returns the first column of the first row in the result set. Additional columns or rows are ignored.

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

'Declaration
Public Overrides Function ExecuteScalar As Object
'Usage
Dim instance As EntityCommand 
Dim returnValue As Object 

returnValue = instance.ExecuteScalar()

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The first column of the first row in the result set, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the result set is empty.

Implements

IDbCommand.ExecuteScalar

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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 SP1

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