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SqlDataReader.GetValue Method

Gets the value of the specified column in its native format.

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

public override Object GetValue (
	int i
public Object GetValue (
	int i
public override function GetValue (
	i : int
) : Object



The zero-based column ordinal.

Return Value

This method returns DBNull for null database columns.

GetValue returns data using the .NET Framework types.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0