OleDbDataReader.IsDBNull(Int32) Method

Definition

Gets a value that indicates whether the column contains nonexistent or missing values.

public:
 virtual bool IsDBNull(int ordinal);
public bool IsDBNull (int ordinal);
override this.IsDBNull : int -> bool
Public Function IsDBNull (ordinal As Integer) As Boolean

Parameters

ordinal
Int32

The zero-based column ordinal.

Returns

true if the specified column value is equivalent to DBNull; otherwise, false.

Remarks

Call this method to look for null column values before calling the typed get methods (for example, GetByte, GetChar, and so on) to avoid raising an error.

Applies to

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