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Programming Microsoft® Visual Basic® 6.0 by Francesco Balena

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The Parameter Object

A Parameter object represents a parameter in the parameterized command or stored procedure on which a Command object is based. In theory, a provider might not support parameterized commands, but in practice, all major providers do. Parameter objects can represent input values for a command or a query or output values or return values from a stored procedure. All the Parameter objects related to a Command object are contained in the Command's Parameters collection.

ADO is really smart at dealing with the Parameters collection. It automatically builds the collection when you reference the Parameters property of a Command object. But ADO also gives you the capability to create the collection yourself through code, which is something ...

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