SqlCeDataReader.GetFloat Method

Gets the value of the specified column as a single-precision floating point number.

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


Public Overrides Function GetFloat ( _
    ordinal As Integer _
) As Single
public override float GetFloat (
    int ordinal
virtual float GetFloat (
    int ordinal
) override
public float GetFloat (
    int ordinal
public override function GetFloat (
    ordinal : int
) : float


  • ordinal
    The zero-based column ordinal.

Return Value

The value of the specified column.


Exception type Condition

The specified cast is not valid.


The value is null.


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 single-precision floating point number.

Call IsDBNull to check for null values before calling this method.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


Development Platforms

Windows Vista, Windows Mobile 5.0, Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows Server 2003, Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC, Windows CE 5.0
Version Information
.NET Framework and NET Compact Framework
Supported in 3.5
.NET Framework
Supported in 3.0
.NET Compact Framework and .Net Framework
Supported in 2.0

See Also


SqlCeDataReader Class
SqlCeDataReader Members
System.Data.SqlServerCe Namespace