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IDbConnection.Database Property

Gets the name of the current database or the database to be used after a connection is opened.

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

string Database { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the current database or the name of the database to be used once a connection is open. The default value is an empty string.

The Database property can be dynamically updated by using the ChangeDatabase method or by passing an SQL statement using one of the Execute methods. (Initially the database is set by means of the connection string.) If you change the current database using an SQL statement or the ChangeDatabase method, an informational message is sent and then the property is updated.

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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