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DbConnection.GetSchema Method

Returns schema information for the data source of this DbConnection.

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

'Declaration
Public Overridable Function GetSchema As DataTable
'Usage
Dim instance As DbConnection 
Dim returnValue As DataTable 

returnValue = instance.GetSchema()

Return Value

Type: System.Data.DataTable
A DataTable that contains schema information.

If the connection is associated with a transaction, executing GetSchema calls may cause some providers to throw an exception.

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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