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SqlCeConnection.Close Method

Closes the connection to the data source. This is the preferred method of closing any open connection.

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

public override void Close ()
public void Close ()
public override function Close ()

The Close method rolls back any pending transactions and then releases the connection. If Close is called while handling a StateChange event, no additional StateChange events are fired.

An application can call Close more than one time. No exception is generated.

The following example creates a SqlCeConnection, opens it, executes a query, and then closes the connection.

SqlCeConnection conn = null;

try
{
    conn = new SqlCeConnection("Data Source = MyDatabase.sdf; Password ='<pwd>'");
    conn.Open();

    SqlCeCommand cmd = conn.CreateCommand();
    cmd.CommandText = "INSERT INTO Customers ([Customer ID], [Company Name]) Values('NWIND', 'Northwind Traders')";

    cmd.ExecuteNonQuery();

finally
{
    conn.Close();


  • Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see .

Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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