Get Column data type and name from DataColumn


   


using System;
using System.Data;
using System.Data.OleDb;

public class DatabaseInfo {    
 public static void Main () { 
   String connect = "Provider=Microsoft.JET.OLEDB.4.0;data source=.Employee.mdb";
   OleDbConnection con = new OleDbConnection(connect);
   con.Open();  
   Console.WriteLine("Made the connection to the database");

   String cmd = "SELECT * FROM Employee"; 
   OleDbDataAdapter adapter = new OleDbDataAdapter();
   adapter.SelectCommand = new OleDbCommand(cmd, con);
   DataSet ds = new DataSet();
   adapter.Fill(ds, "Employee");
   DataTable item = ds.Tables[0];
   Console.WriteLine("Table name: {0}", item.TableName);
   Console.WriteLine("Its columns are:");
   foreach (DataColumn col in item.Columns)
     Console.WriteLine("{0}	{1}", col.ColumnName, col.DataType);

   con.Close();
 }
}