OracleDataReader.GetChars Method (Int32, Int64, Char(), Int32, Int32)
Reads a stream of characters from the specified column offset into the buffer as an array, starting at the given buffer offset.
Assembly: System.Data.OracleClient (in System.Data.OracleClient.dll)
Public Overrides Function GetChars ( i As Integer, fieldOffset As Long, buffer2 As Char(), bufferoffset As Integer, length As Integer ) As Long
The zero-based column ordinal.
The index within the row where the read operation is to begin.
The buffer into which to copy data.
The index where buffer is to begin the write operation.
The number of characters to read.
Return ValueType: System.Int64
The actual number of characters read.
If you pass a buffer that is a null value.returns the length of the field in characters.
Available since 1.1