DataColumn.MaxLength Property


Gets or sets the maximum length of a text column.

 property int MaxLength { int get(); void set(int value); };
public int MaxLength { get; set; }
public int MaxLength { get; set; }
member this.MaxLength : int with get, set
Public Property MaxLength As Integer

Property Value

The maximum length of the column in characters. If the column has no maximum length, the value is -1 (default).



The MaxLength property is ignored for non-text columns. A ArgumentException exception is raised if you assign MaxLength to a non-string column.

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