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OracleDataReader.GetChar Method

Gets the value of the specified column as a character.

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

Public Overrides Function GetChar ( _
	i As Integer _
) As Char
Dim instance As OracleDataReader
Dim i As Integer
Dim returnValue As Char

returnValue = instance.GetChar(i)
public char GetChar (
	int i
public override function GetChar (
	i : int
) : char
Not applicable.



The zero-based column ordinal.

Return Value

The value of the specified column as a character.

Exception typeCondition


The specified cast is not valid.

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

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1