SqlDataReader.GetDataTypeName Method

Gets the name of the source data type.

Namespace: System.Data.SqlClient
Assembly: System.Data (in system.data.dll)

public override string GetDataTypeName (
	int i
)
public String GetDataTypeName (
	int i
)
public override function GetDataTypeName (
	i : int
) : String
Not applicable.

Parameters

i

The zero-based column ordinal.

Return Value

The name of the back-end data type.

Since data type numeric is a synonym in SQL Server for decimal, GetDataTypeName will return "decimal" for a column defined as either decimal or numeric.

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

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