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GetDataTypeName Method

IDataRecord.GetDataTypeName Method

Gets the data type information for the specified field.

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

string GetDataTypeName(
	int i
)

Parameters

i
Type: System.Int32

The index of the field to find.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The data type information for the specified field.

ExceptionCondition
IndexOutOfRangeException

The index passed was outside the range of 0 through FieldCount.

The data type information can differ from the type information returned by GetFieldType, especially where the underlying data types do not map one for one to the runtime types supported by the language. (for example, DataTypeName may be "integer", while Type.Name may be "Int32".)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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