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DataTable.DataSet Property

Gets the DataSet to which this table belongs.

Namespace:  System.Data
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)
[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public DataSet DataSet { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Data.DataSet
The DataSet to which this table belongs.

If a control is data bound to a DataTable, and the table belongs to a DataSet, you can get to the DataSet through this property.

The following example returns the parent DataSet of a given table through the DataSet property.

private DataSet GetDataSetFromTable()
{
    DataTable table;

    // Check to see if the DataGrid's DataSource 
    // is a DataTable. 
    if( dataGrid1.DataSource is DataTable)
    {
        table = (DataTable) dataGrid1.DataSource;
        // Return the DataTable's DataSet 
        return table.DataSet;
    }
    else
    {
        return null;
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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