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I am using Invoke-SqlCmd and I don’t understand one things : “[int]:: ”
What is the mining of the two “:” before declaration of type ? It’s used in the -MaxCharLength
Thank to you,
The :: is part of the calling sequence when you call native .NET classes or get static fields.
In this the .NET class is System.DateTime and the static field is Now.
Shamelessly copy/pasted from here, where there is also more information on how to use it…
You do not declare a variable type with this syntax you access the properties and methods. Try
… the output will be
. And for
it will be
Thank for your reply Olaf and Lars
Last one question about this, why need i to specify Type with [INT] before using this native classes ?
Have a nice day,