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DataTableCollection.Remove Method (String, String)

Removes the DataTable object with the specified name from the collection.

Namespace:  System.Data
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)

public void Remove(
	string name,
	string tableNamespace
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name of the DataTable object to remove.

tableNamespace
Type: System.String

The name of the DataTable namespace to look in.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The collection does not have a table with the specified name.

The CollectionChanged event occurs when a table is successfully removed.

To determine whether a given table exists and can be removed before invoking Remove, use the Contains and the CanRemove methods.

The following example uses the Contains and CanRemove methods to test whether a named table exists and can be removed. If so, the Remove method is called to remove the table.

private void RemoveTables()
{
    // Set the name of the table to test for and remove.
    string name = "Suppliers";

    // Presuming a DataGrid is displaying more than one table, get its DataSet.
    DataSet thisDataSet = (DataSet)DataGrid1.DataSource;
    DataTableCollection tablesCol = thisDataSet.Tables;
    if (tablesCol.Contains(name) && tablesCol.CanRemove(tablesCol[name])) 
        tablesCol.Remove(name);
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

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