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Invalid Descriptor Index

Paras Ahuja
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Joined: May 22, 2012
Posts: 62


I am getting this error.
java.sql.SQLException: [Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Invalid descriptor index

I have used the same code so many times, i never got this error. But now suddenly it doesn't work.
Please help
Martin Vajsar
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Joined: Aug 22, 2010
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In JDBC, all numberings start at one. This is terribly unfortunate design decision, but at least it is consistent across the whole JDBC API. It therefore applies to ResultSetMetaData.getColumnName() too; you're trying to access column at index 0, which does not exist.
 
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