ParameterDirection Enumeration

Specifies the type of a parameter within a query relative to the DataSet.

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

public enum class ParameterDirection
public enum ParameterDirection
public enum ParameterDirection

 Member nameDescription
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkInputThe parameter is an input parameter. 
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkInputOutputThe parameter is capable of both input and output. 
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkOutputThe parameter is an output parameter. 
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkReturnValueThe parameter represents a return value from an operation such as a stored procedure, built-in function, or user-defined function. 

The ParameterDirection values are used by the parameter direction properties of OleDbParameter and SqlParameter.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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