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IDataParameter.DbType Property

Gets or sets the DbType of the parameter.

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

DbType DbType { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Data.DbType
One of the DbType values. The default is String.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The property was not set to a valid DbType.

The PrvDbType (where Prv represents the provider-specific prefix) and DbType are linked. Therefore, setting the DbType changes the PrvDbType to a supporting PrvDbType.

For a list of the supported data types, see the appropriate .NET Framework data provider PrvDbType member. For more information, see DataAdapter Parameters (ADO.NET).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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