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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 System.Data.dll)

public override Object GetValue(
	int i


Type: System.Int32

The zero-based column ordinal.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
This method returns DBNull for null database columns.



GetValue returns data using the .NET Framework types.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0