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ExecuteNonQuery Method
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Devart.Common Namespace > DbCommandBase Class : ExecuteNonQuery Method

Executes SQL statement against the System.Data.Common.DbCommand.Connection and returns the number of rows affected.

Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Public Overrides Function ExecuteNonQuery() As Integer
C# 
public override int ExecuteNonQuery()

Return Value

For UPDATE, INSERT, and DELETE statements, the return value is the number of rows affected by the command. For all other types of statements, the return value is -1.

Remarks

You can use ExecuteNonQuery method to perform catalog operations (for example, querying the structure of a database or creating database objects such as tables); or to change the data in a data source, without using a DataSet, by executing UPDATE, INSERT, or DELETE statements.

Although ExecuteNonQuery does not return any rows, any output parameters or return values mapped to parameters are populated with data.

Requirements

Platforms:Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 family, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2012 family.

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