SqlCeDataReader.GetSqlString Method

Gets the value of the specified column as a SqlString.

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


Public Overridable Function GetSqlString ( _
    ordinal As Integer _
) As SqlString
Dim instance As SqlCeDataReader
Dim ordinal As Integer
Dim returnValue As SqlString

returnValue = instance.GetSqlString(ordinal)
public virtual SqlString GetSqlString (
    int ordinal
virtual SqlString GetSqlString (
    int ordinal
public SqlString GetSqlString (
    int ordinal
public function GetSqlString (
    ordinal : int
) : SqlString


  • ordinal
    The zero-based column ordinal.

Return Value

A SqlString.


Exception type Condition


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


No conversions are performed; therefore, the data retrieved must already be a string or an exception is generated.

.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


SqlCeDataReader Class
SqlCeDataReader Members
System.Data.SqlServerCe Namespace