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OdbcConnection.Database Property

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

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

abstract Database : string with get 
override Database : string with get

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the current database. The default value is an empty string ("") until the connection is opened.

Implements

IDbConnection.Database

At first, the Database property is set in the connection string. The Database property can be updated by using the ChangeDatabase method. 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.

Retrieving the Database property is equivalent to calling the ODBC function SQLGetInfo with the Attribute parameter set to SQL_ATTR_CURRENT_CATALOG.

The following example creates an OdbcConnection and changes the current database.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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