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SqlCeDataReader.Close Method

Closes the SqlCeDataReader object.

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

public override void Close ()
public void Close ()
public override function Close ()
Not applicable.

To use the associated SqlCeConnection for any other purpose, you first must explicitly call the Close method when you are through using the SqlCeDataReader; however, you can create multiple readers in the same connection.

The following example creates a SqlCeConnection, a SqlCeCommand, and a SqlCeDataReader. The example reads through the data and writes it out to the console. Finally, the example closes the SqlCeDataReader, then the SqlCeConnection.

SqlCeConnection conn = null;
SqlCeCommand cmd = null;
SqlCeDataReader rdr = null;

try
{
    // Open the connection and create a SQL command
    //
    conn = new SqlCeConnection("Data Source = AdventureWorks.sdf");
    conn.Open();

    cmd = new SqlCeCommand("SELECT * FROM DimEmployee", conn);

    rdr = cmd.ExecuteReader();

    // Iterate through the results
    //
    while (rdr.Read())
    {
        int employeeID = rdr.GetInt32(0);   // or: rdr["EmployeeKey"];
        string lastName = rdr.GetString(5); // or: rdr["FirstName"];
    }

    // Always dispose data readers and commands as soon as practicable
    //
    rdr.Close();
    cmd.Dispose();
}
finally
{
    // Close the connection when no longer needed
    //
    conn.Close();
}


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

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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