MinValue Field
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OracleDateTime.MinValue Field

Note: This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 1.1 of the .NET Framework.

Represents the minimum valid date value for an OracleDateTime structure.

[Visual Basic]
Public Shared ReadOnly MinValue As OracleDateTime
public static readonly OracleDateTime MinValue;
public: static OracleDateTime MinValue;
public static var MinValue : OracleDateTime;


The minimum valid date for an OracleDateTime structure is 1/1/0001 00:00:00. However, Oracle supports dates as early as January 1, 4712 BC. To bind BC dates, use a String parameter and the Oracle TO_DATE or TO_CHAR conversion functions for input and output parameters respectively.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

See Also

OracleDateTime Structure | OracleDateTime Members | System.Data.OracleClient Namespace

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