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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".)

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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