Used to find the column format property value.
Column format property values are listed in the bcp_setcolfmt topic. The column format property values are set by calling the bcp_setcolfmt function, and the bcp_getcolfmt function is used to find the column format property value.
Behavior changes may be observed when connecting to a SQL Server 2012 (or later) server computer, compared to earlier SQL Server versions. For more information, see Metadata Discovery.
The types used with the BCP_FMT_TYPE property for date/time types are as specified in Bulk Copy Changes for Enhanced Date/Time Types (OLE DB and ODBC).
For more information, see Date/Time Improvements (ODBC).