AccessDataSource.ProviderName AccessDataSource.ProviderName AccessDataSource.ProviderName AccessDataSource.ProviderName Property

Definition

Gets the name of the .NET data provider that the AccessDataSource control uses to connect to a Microsoft Access database.

public:
 virtual property System::String ^ ProviderName { System::String ^ get(); void set(System::String ^ value); };
[System.ComponentModel.Browsable(false)]
public override string ProviderName { get; set; }
member this.ProviderName : string with get, set
Public Overrides Property ProviderName As String

Property Value

The string "System.Data.OleDb".

Exceptions

Examples

The following code example demonstrates how to display the ProviderName property of the AccessDataSource control in a Web Forms page.

<%@ Page Language="C#" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<script runat="server">
private void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e) {
  Label1.Text = AccessDataSource1.ProviderName;
}
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>ASP.NET Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <asp:AccessDataSource
        id="AccessDataSource1"
        runat="server"
        DataFile="Northwind.mdb">
      </asp:AccessDataSource>

      <asp:Label
        id="Label1"
        runat="server">
      </asp:Label>

    </form>
  </body>
</html>
<%@ Page Language="VB" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<script runat="server">
Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)

  Label1.Text = AccessDataSource1.ProviderName

End Sub 'Page_Load
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>ASP.NET Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <asp:AccessDataSource
        id="AccessDataSource1"
        runat="server"
        DataFile="Northwind.mdb">
      </asp:AccessDataSource>

      <asp:Label
        id="Label1"
        runat="server">
      </asp:Label>

    </form>
  </body>
</html>

Remarks

While the AccessDataSource control exposes the ProviderName property because it is inherited from its base class, attempting to set the ProviderName property results in a NotSupportedException exception.

Applies to

See also