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OleDbConnection.ChangeDatabase Method

Changes the current database for an open OleDbConnection.

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

public override void ChangeDatabase(
	string value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.String
The database name.

Implements

IDbConnection.ChangeDatabase(String)
IDbConnection.ChangeDatabase(String)

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The database name is not valid.

InvalidOperationException

The connection is not open.

OleDbException

Cannot change the database.

The value supplied in the database parameter must be a valid database name. The database parameter cannot contain a null value, an empty string, or a string with only blank characters.

The following example creates an OleDbConnection and displays some of its read-only properties.


static void ChangeDatabaseConnection(string connectionString)
{
   using (OleDbConnection connection = new OleDbConnection(connectionString))
   {
      try
      {
         connection.Open();
         Console.WriteLine("ServerVersion: {0} \nDatabase: {1}",
             connection.ServerVersion, connection.Database);

         connection.ChangeDatabase("Northwind");
         Console.WriteLine("ServerVersion: {0} \nDatabase: {1}",
            connection.ServerVersion, connection.Database);

      }
      catch (Exception ex)
      {
         Console.WriteLine(ex.Message);
      }
      // The connection is automatically closed when the
      // code exits the using block.
   }
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.

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