SqlCeParameterCollection.IndexOf Method (Object)

Gets the location of the SqlCeParameter object in the collection.

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


Public Overrides Function IndexOf ( _
    value As Object _
) As Integer
Dim instance As SqlCeParameterCollection
Dim value As Object
Dim returnValue As Integer

returnValue = instance.IndexOf(value)
public override int IndexOf (
    Object value
virtual int IndexOf (
    Object^ value
) override
public int IndexOf (
    Object value
public override function IndexOf (
    value : Object
) : int


Return Value

The zero-based location of the SqlCeParameter in the collection.


The following example searches for a SqlCeParameter within a SqlCeParameterCollection. If the parameter exists, the example displays the index of the parameter. If the parameter does not exist, the example displays an error. This example assumes that a SqlCeCommand has already been created.

' ...
' create SqlCeCommand cmd
' ...
Dim myParam As SqlCeParameter = cmd.Parameters.Add("@Description", SqlDbType.NVarChar)
If Not cmd.Parameters.Contains(myParam) Then
    MessageBox.Show("ERROR: no such parameter in the collection")
    MessageBox.Show("match on parameter #" & cmd.Parameters.IndexOf(myParam).ToString())
End If
// ...
// create SqlCeCommand cmd
// ...
SqlCeParameter myParam = cmd.Parameters.Add("@Description", SqlDbType.NVarChar);
if (!cmd.Parameters.Contains(myParam))
    MessageBox.Show("ERROR: no such parameter in the collection");
    MessageBox.Show("match on parameter #" +

.NET Framework Security

  • Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see .


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

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

Version Information

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

See Also


SqlCeParameterCollection Class
SqlCeParameterCollection Members
System.Data.SqlServerCe Namespace