GetByte Method

OleDbDataReader.GetByte Method

Gets the value of the specified column as a byte.

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

public override byte GetByte (
	int ordinal
public byte GetByte (
	int ordinal
public override function GetByte (
	ordinal : int
) : byte



The zero-based column ordinal.

Return Value

The value of the specified column as a byte.

Exception typeCondition


The specified cast is not valid.

No conversions are performed; therefore the data retrieved must already be a byte.

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

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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