DataSet.Tables DataSet.Tables DataSet.Tables DataSet.Tables Property

Definition

Gets the collection of tables contained in the DataSet.

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

The DataTableCollection contained by this DataSet. An empty collection is returned if no DataTable objects exist.

Examples

The following example returns the DataSet object's DataTableCollection, and prints the columns and rows in each table.

private void PrintRows(DataSet dataSet)
{
    // For each table in the DataSet, print the row values.
    foreach(DataTable table in dataSet.Tables)
    {
        foreach(DataRow row in table.Rows)
        {
            foreach (DataColumn column in table.Columns)
            {
                Console.WriteLine(row[column]);
            }
        }
    }
}
Private Sub PrintRows(ByVal dataSet As DataSet)
   Dim table As DataTable
   Dim row As DataRow
   Dim column As DataColumn
   ' For each table in the DataSet, print the row values.
   For Each table in dataSet.Tables
      For Each row In table.Rows
         For Each column in table.Columns
            Console.WriteLine(row(column))
         Next column
      Next row
   Next table
End Sub

Remarks

To add tables to the collection, use Add method of the DataTableCollection. To remove tables, use the Remove method.

Applies to