OracleParameterCollection.Add Method (String, OracleType, Int32, String)

Adds an OracleParameter to the OracleParameterCollection given the parameter name, data type, column length, and source column name.

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

Public Function Add ( _
	parameterName As String, _
	dataType As OracleType, _
	size As Integer, _
	srcColumn As String _
) As OracleParameter
Dim instance As OracleParameterCollection
Dim parameterName As String
Dim dataType As OracleType
Dim size As Integer
Dim srcColumn As String
Dim returnValue As OracleParameter

returnValue = instance.Add(parameterName, dataType, size, srcColumn)
public OracleParameter Add (
	String parameterName, 
	OracleType dataType, 
	int size, 
	String srcColumn
public function Add (
	parameterName : String, 
	dataType : OracleType, 
	size : int, 
	srcColumn : String
) : OracleParameter



The name of the parameter.


One of the OracleType values.


The length of the column.


The name of the source column.

Return Value

The index of the new OracleParameter object.

The following example creates an OracleParameterCollection, adds an instance of OracleParameter to the collection, and returns a reference to the new OracleParameter.

Public Sub CreateOracleParamColl(connection As OracleConnection)
  Dim command As OracleCommand = _
    New OracleCommand("SELECT Ename, DeptNo FROM Emp WHERE EmpNo = :pEmpNo", connection)
  Dim paramCollection As OracleParameterCollection = command.Parameters
  Dim parameter As OracleParameter = _
    paramCollection.Add("pEmpNo", OracleType.Number, 5, "EmpNo")
End Sub 

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1

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