OdbcParameterCollection.Item Property (String)


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Gets or sets the OdbcParameter with the specified name.

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

public OdbcParameter this[
	string parameterName
] { get; set; }


Type: System.String

The name of the parameter to retrieve.

Property Value

Type: System.Data.Odbc.OdbcParameter

The OdbcParameter with the specified name.

Exception Condition

The name specified does not exist.

The following example searches for an OdbcParameter with a given ParameterName within an OdbcParameterCollection. If the parameter exists, the example displays the name and index of the parameter. If the parameter does not exist, the example displays an error. This example assumes that an OdbcParameterCollection has already been created.

public void SearchParameters() 
    // ...
    // create OdbcParameterCollection parameterCollection
    // ...
    if (!parameterCollection.Contains("Description"))
        Console.WriteLine("ERROR: no such parameter in the collection");
        Console.WriteLine("Name: " + parameterCollection["Description"].ToString() +
            "Index: " + parameterCollection.IndexOf("Description").ToString());

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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