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DataTable.ExtendedProperties Property

Gets the collection of customized user information.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public PropertyCollection ExtendedProperties { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Data.PropertyCollection
A PropertyCollection that contains custom user information.

Use the ExtendedProperties to add custom information to a DataTable. Add information with the Add method. Retrieve information with the Item method.

Extended properties must be of type String. Properties that are not of type String are not persisted when the DataTable is written as XML.

The following example adds a timestamp value to the DataTable through the ExtendedProperties property.

private void GetAndSetExtendedProperties(DataTable myTable){
   // Add an item to the collection.
   myTable.ExtendedProperties.Add("TimeStamp", DateTime.Now);
   // Print the item.
   Console.WriteLine(myTable.ExtendedProperties["TimeStamp"]);
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.3, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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