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I couldn't get the value of a column at a specific ordinal from a datareader.

Posted on 2008-06-09
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Something worked for me the last time around ---  myrow(mycold1) = autoreader.GetValue(2)
but now, it,autoreader.getvalue(2), only return the column name.  
What I want is the content of the datareader's column returned from a datareader.read() method.
If I try to use datareader.getstring(2), I got a 'cast' exception.

Using autoreader As System.Data.OleDb.OleDbDataReader = selectCmd.ExecuteReader()

                        autoreader.Read()

                        myrow = _DtText.NewRow()

                        myrow(mycol) = autoreader.GetValue(2)

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Question by:isischen
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try this...

autoreader.fields(0).value

Regards,
M.Raja
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myrow(mycol) = autoreader.Item("ColumnName")
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rachitkohli  is correct.  sorry,  my answer is working only in VB.
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