Database Property
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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.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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