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Can Prepared statemnet returns int value C#

Posted on 2006-11-20
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27

When we update the record in the database using prepared statement with the below code.


Can we get some integer or some other value in string or int.


int status = command.ExecuteNonQuery();

Is this Ok or there is some other way to do this using prepared satement

Thanks in Advance
Question by:dinesh_bali
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ID: 17984291
By definition, it returns the number of rows effected.  Combine with a try/catch to handle errors.

int numrows=0;
try {
catch (Exception uhoh)
         // oops

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ID: 17984873
ya ..,
command.ExecuteNonQuery();   ----> returns the integer value

int r_count = command.ExecuteNonQuery();  // will be OK

and also.., MSDN defines this as  ;

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ID: 17989236
Don't forget the try/catch

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