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SqlDataReader.GetSqlValues Method

Gets all the attribute columns in the current row.

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

public virtual int GetSqlValues (
	Object[] values
public int GetSqlValues (
	Object[] values
public function GetSqlValues (
	values : Object[]
) : int
Not applicable.



An array of Object to copy the attribute columns into.

Return Value

The number of instances of Object in the array.

For most applications, the GetValues method provides an efficient means for retrieving all columns, instead of retrieving each column individually.

You can pass an Object array that contains fewer than the number of columns contained in the resulting row. Only the amount of data the Object array holds is copied to the array. You can also pass an Object array whose length is more than the number of columns contained in the resulting row.

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