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Parameter.ConvertDbTypeToTypeCode Method

Converts a DbType value to an equivalent TypeCode value.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public static TypeCode ConvertDbTypeToTypeCode(
	DbType dbType


Type: System.Data.DbType
A DbType value to convert to an equivalent TypeCode value.

Return Value

Type: System.TypeCode
A TypeCode value that is equivalent to the specified DbType value.

This method returns an Object instance if no equivalent for the DbType value is found. Database types without equivalent types include Guid, Binary, and DateTimeOffset.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP2, 2.0 SP2

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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