DataTable.Columns DataTable.Columns DataTable.Columns DataTable.Columns Property

Definition

Gets the collection of columns that belong to this table.

public:
 property System::Data::DataColumnCollection ^ Columns { System::Data::DataColumnCollection ^ get(); };
[System.Data.DataSysDescription("DataTableColumnsDescr")]
public System.Data.DataColumnCollection Columns { get; }
member this.Columns : System.Data.DataColumnCollection
Public ReadOnly Property Columns As DataColumnCollection
Property Value

A DataColumnCollection that contains the collection of DataColumn objects for the table. An empty collection is returned if no DataColumn objects exist.

Examples

The following example prints each value of each row in a table using the Columns property.

private void PrintValues(DataTable table)
{
    foreach(DataRow row in table.Rows)
    {
        foreach(DataColumn column in table.Columns)
        {
            Console.WriteLine(row[column]);
        }
    }
}
Private Sub PrintValues(ByVal table As DataTable)
    Dim row As DataRow
    Dim column As DataColumn
    For Each row in table.Rows
       For Each column In table.Columns
          Console.WriteLine(row(column))
       Next
    Next
End Sub

Remarks

The DataColumnCollection determines the schema of a table by defining the data type of each column.

Applies to