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CloudTableClient.ListTables Method (String)

Updated: April 24, 2013

[This topic is part of the Microsoft Azure Storage Client Library 1.7, which has been deprecated. See Storage Client Library for the latest version.]

Returns an enumerable collection of table names that begin with the specified prefix.

Namespace: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient
Assembly: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient (in Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient.dll)

'Usage
Dim instance As CloudTableClient
Dim prefix As String
Dim returnValue As IEnumerable(Of String)

returnValue = instance.ListTables(prefix)

public IEnumerable<string> ListTables (
	string prefix
)

Parameters

prefix

Type: System.String

The table name prefix.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable

An enumerable collection of table names.

The following code example lists tables in the storage account that begin with the specified prefix.


public static void ListTablesByPrefix(CloudStorageAccount storageAccount, string prefix)
{
    // Create service client for credentialed access to the Table service.
    CloudTableClient tableClient = new CloudTableClient(storageAccount.TableEndpoint.ToString(),
        storageAccount.Credentials);
    // List the tables in this storage account.
    foreach (string tableName in tableClient.ListTables(prefix))
    {
        Console.WriteLine(tableName);
    }
}

The collection of table names is retrieved lazily.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

 

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