OleDbDataReader.GetInt16 Method

Gets the value of the specified column as a 16-bit signed integer.

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

Public Overrides Function GetInt16 ( _
	ordinal As Integer _
) As Short
Dim instance As OleDbDataReader
Dim ordinal As Integer
Dim returnValue As Short

returnValue = instance.GetInt16(ordinal)
public short GetInt16 (
	int ordinal
public override function GetInt16 (
	ordinal : int
) : short



The zero-based column ordinal.

Return Value

The value of the specified column.

Exception typeCondition


The specified cast is not valid.

No conversions are performed; therefore, the data retrieved must already be a 16-bit signed integer.

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