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DbUpdatableDataRecord.GetChars Method

Retrieves the field value as a char array.

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

public override long GetChars(
	int ordinal,
	long dataIndex,
	char[] buffer,
	int bufferIndex,
	int length


Type: System.Int32
The ordinal of the field.
Type: System.Int64
The index at which to start copying data.
Type: System.Char[]
The destination buffer where data is copied.
Type: System.Int32
The index in the destination buffer where copying will begin.
Type: System.Int32
The number of characters to copy.

Return Value

Type: System.Int64
The number of characters copied.


IDataRecord.GetChars(Int32, Int64, Char[], Int32, Int32)
IDataRecord.GetChars(Int32, Int64, Char[], Int32, Int32)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.