SqlCeDataReader.GetFieldType Method

Gets the Type that is the data type of the object.

Namespace: System.Data.SqlServerCe
Assembly: System.Data.SqlServerCe (in system.data.sqlserverce.dll)


Public Overrides Function GetFieldType ( _
    ordinal As Integer _
) As Type
Dim instance As SqlCeDataReader
Dim ordinal As Integer
Dim returnValue As Type

returnValue = instance.GetFieldType(ordinal)
public override Type GetFieldType (
    int ordinal
virtual Type^ GetFieldType (
    int ordinal
) override
public Type GetFieldType (
    int ordinal
public override function GetFieldType (
    ordinal : int
) : Type
Not applicable.


  • ordinal
    The zero-based column ordinal.

Return Value

The Type that is the data type of the object.


Exception type Condition


The operation is not valid. The SqlCeDataReader may be positioned after the last row in the result set.


Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

See Also


SqlCeDataReader Class
SqlCeDataReader Members
System.Data.SqlServerCe Namespace