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OdbcDataReader.GetDecimal Method

Note: This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 1.1 of the .NET Framework.

Gets the value of the specified column as a Decimal object.

[Visual Basic]
Public Overridable Function GetDecimal( _
   ByVal i As Integer _
) As Decimal Implements IDataRecord.GetDecimal
public virtual decimal GetDecimal(
 int i
public: virtual Decimal GetDecimal(
 int i
public function GetDecimal(
   i : int
) : Decimal;


The zero-based column ordinal.

Return Value

The value of the specified column as a Decimal object.




Exception Type Condition
InvalidCastException The specified cast is not valid.


Conversions are performed based on the underlying capabilities of the ODBC driver. If the conversion is not supported then the method call will fail.

Call IsDBNull to check for null values before calling this method.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

See Also

OdbcDataReader Class | OdbcDataReader Members | System.Data.Odbc Namespace

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