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OdbcDataReader.GetString 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 String.

[Visual Basic]
Public Overridable Function GetString( _
   ByVal i As Integer _
) As String Implements IDataRecord.GetString
[C#]
public virtual string GetString(
 int i
);
[C++]
public: virtual String* GetString(
 int i
);
[JScript]
public function GetString(
   i : int
) : String;

Parameters

i
The zero-based column ordinal.

Return Value

The value of the specified column as a String.

Implements

IDataRecord.GetString

Exceptions

Exception Type Condition
InvalidCastException The specified cast is not valid.

Remarks

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.

Requirements

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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