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PipelineBuffer.GetColumnInfo Method

Retrieves the BufferColumn structure for a PipelineBuffer column.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Pipeline
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.PipelineHost (in Microsoft.SqlServer.PipelineHost.dll)

public BufferColumn GetColumnInfo(
	int columnIndex


Type: Int32
The index of the column whose BufferColumn structure is retrieved.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Pipeline.BufferColumn
The BufferColumn structure of the specified PipelineBuffer column.

The BufferColumn contains information about the data stored in a PipelineBuffer column. This information can be used to prevent exceptions that might occur when assigning data to the buffer column. For example, columns with a fixed length such as the DT_STR, DT_TEXT, DT_WSTR, and DT_BYTES data types will fail if the data length is greater than the MaxLength of the BufferColumn.

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