DataSet.Prefix Property

Definition

Gets or sets an XML prefix that aliases the namespace of the DataSet.

public:
 property System::String ^ Prefix { System::String ^ get(); void set(System::String ^ value); };
[System.Data.DataSysDescription("DataSetPrefixDescr")]
public string Prefix { get; set; }
member this.Prefix : string with get, set
Public Property Prefix As String

Property Value

The XML prefix for the DataSet namespace.

Attributes

Examples

The following example sets the Prefix before calling the ReadXml method.

private void ReadData(DataSet thisDataSet)
{
    thisDataSet.Namespace = "CorporationA";
    thisDataSet.Prefix = "DivisionA";

    // Read schema and data.
    string fileName = "CorporationA_Schema.xml";
    thisDataSet.ReadXmlSchema(fileName);
    fileName = "DivisionA_Report.xml";
    thisDataSet.ReadXml(fileName);
}
Private Sub ReadData(thisDataSet As DataSet)
    thisDataSet.Namespace = "CorporationA"
    thisDataSet.Prefix = "DivisionA"

    ' Read schema and data.
    Dim fileName As String = "CorporationA_Schema.xml"
    thisDataSet.ReadXmlSchema(fileName)
    fileName = "DivisionA_Report.xml"
    thisDataSet.ReadXml(fileName)
End Sub

Remarks

The Prefix property is used throughout an XML document to identify elements which belong to the namespace of the DataSet object (as set by the Namespace property).

Applies to

See also