OleDbSchemaGuid.Provider_Types Field


Returns the base data types supported by the .NET Framework Data Provider for OLE DB.

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

public static readonly Guid Provider_Types

Field Value

Type: System.Guid

Provider_Types maps to the OLE DB PROVIDER_TYPES rowset. Unless otherwise specified, restriction columns are returned in the following order.

Restriction column

CLR data type



UInt16 (Int32)

The indicator of the data type.



VARIANT_TRUE-The data type is the best match between all data types in the data store and the OLE DB data type indicated by the value in the DATA_TYPE column.

VARIANT_FALSE-The data type is not the best match. For each set of rows in which the value of the DATA_TYPE column is the same, the BEST_MATCH column is set to VARIANT_TRUE in only one row.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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