IDataParameter.ParameterName Property


Gets or sets the name of the IDataParameter.

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

Property ParameterName As String

Property Value

Type: System.String

The name of the IDataParameter. The default is an empty string.

The ParameterName is specified in the form @paramname. You must set ParameterName before executing a command that relies on parameters.

The following example creates an instance of the implementing class, SqlParameter, and sets some of its properties.

Private Sub AddSqlParameter(ByVal command As SqlCommand)

    Dim parameter As New SqlParameter()
    With parameter
        .ParameterName = "@Description"
        .IsNullable = True
        .DbType = DbType.String
        .Direction = ParameterDirection.Output
    End With

End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Return to top