GetDataTypeName Method

IDataRecord.GetDataTypeName Method (Int32)


Gets the data type information for the specified field.

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

string GetDataTypeName(
	int i


Type: System.Int32

The index of the field to find.

Return Value

Type: System.String

The data type information for the specified field.

Exception Condition

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
Available since 1.1
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