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OracleRowUpdatingEventArgs Class

Provides data for the RowUpdating event.


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

public sealed class OracleRowUpdatingEventArgs : RowUpdatingEventArgs

The OracleRowUpdatingEventArgs type exposes the following members.

Public methodOracleRowUpdatingEventArgsInitializes a new instance of the OracleRowUpdatingEventArgs class.

Protected propertyBaseCommandGets or sets the IDbCommand object for an instance of this class. (Inherited from RowUpdatingEventArgs.)
Public propertyCommandGets or sets the OracleCommand to execute when performing the Update.
Public propertyErrorsGets any errors generated by the .NET Framework data provider when the Command executes. (Inherited from RowUpdatingEventArgs.)
Public propertyRowGets the DataRow that will be sent to the server as part of an insert, update, or delete operation. (Inherited from RowUpdatingEventArgs.)
Public propertyStatementTypeGets the type of SQL statement to execute. (Inherited from RowUpdatingEventArgs.)
Public propertyStatusGets or sets the UpdateStatus of the Command property. (Inherited from RowUpdatingEventArgs.)
Public propertyTableMappingGets the DataTableMapping to send through the Update. (Inherited from RowUpdatingEventArgs.)

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

The RowUpdating event is raised before an Update to a row.

When using Update, there are two events that occur for each data row updated. The order of execution is as follows:

  1. The values in the DataRow are moved to the parameter values.

  2. The OnRowUpdating event is raised.

  3. The command executes.

  4. If the command is set to FirstReturnedRecord, the first returned result is placed in the DataRow.

  5. If there are output parameters, they are placed in the DataRow.

  6. The OnRowUpdated event is raised.

  7. AcceptChanges is called.

The following example shows how to use both the RowUpdating and RowUpdated events.

The RowUpdating event returns this output:

Event Arguments: (command=OracleCommand commandType=2 status=0)

The RowUpdated event returns this output:

Event Arguments: (command=OracleCommand commandType=2 recordsAffected=1 row=DataRow[37] status=0)

// handler for RowUpdating event
private static void OnRowUpdating(object sender, OracleRowUpdatingEventArgs e) 

//Handler for RowUpdated event.
private static void OnRowUpdated(object sender, OracleRowUpdatedEventArgs e) 

public static int Main(String[] args) 
    const string CONNECTION_STRING = "Data Source=Oracle8i;Integrated Security=yes";
    const string SELECT_ALL = "SELECT * FROM Scott.Emp";

    //Create DataAdapter.
    OracleDataAdapter rAdapter    = new OracleDataAdapter(SELECT_ALL, CONNECTION_STRING);

    //Create and fill DataSet (Select only first 5 rows.).
    DataSet rDataSet = new DataSet();
    rAdapter.Fill(rDataSet, 0, 5, "Table");

    //Modify DataSet.
    DataTable rTable = rDataSet.Tables["Table"];
    rTable.Rows[0][1] = "DYZY";

    //Add handlers.
    rAdapter.RowUpdating += new OracleRowUpdatingEventHandler( OnRowUpdating );
    rAdapter.RowUpdated += new OracleRowUpdatedEventHandler( OnRowUpdated );

    //Update--this operation fires two events (RowUpdating and RowUpdated) for each changed row. 
    rAdapter.Update(rDataSet, "Table");

    //Remove handlers.
    rAdapter.RowUpdating -= new OracleRowUpdatingEventHandler( OnRowUpdating );
    rAdapter.RowUpdated -= new OracleRowUpdatedEventHandler( OnRowUpdated );
    return 0;

private static void PrintEventArgs(OracleRowUpdatingEventArgs args) 
    Console.WriteLine("  event args: ("+
        " command=" + args.Command + 
        " commandType=" + args.StatementType + 
        " status=" + args.Status + ")");

private static void PrintEventArgs(OracleRowUpdatedEventArgs args) 
    Console.WriteLine("  event args: ("+
        " command=" + args.Command +
        " commandType=" + args.StatementType + 
        " recordsAffected=" + args.RecordsAffected + 
        " status=" + args.Status + ")");

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.