Tuesday, 22 November 2011

ExecuteScalar

A tip from Si:
I’m not sure if this has been mentioned before BUT did you know that the ExecuteScalar method on an SqlCommand will cheerfully truncate any string returned through it? That means that XML returned from a stored procedure say may or may not be cut in half depending on its size. The solution is to use the ExecuteXmlReader method instead. Details in this link ExecuteScalar truncates

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