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DataTable.TableName Property

Gets or sets the name of the DataTable.

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

public string TableName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the DataTable.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

null or empty string ("") is passed in and this table belongs to a collection.

DuplicateNameException

The table belongs to a collection that already has a table with the same name. (Comparison is case-sensitive).

The TableName is used to return this table from the parent DataSet object's DataTableCollection (returned by the Tables property).

The following example prints the TableName for each table in a collection of DataTable objects.

private void GetTableNames(DataSet dataSet)
{
    // Print each table's TableName. 
    foreach(DataTable table in dataSet.Tables)
    {
        Console.WriteLine(table.TableName);
    }
}

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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, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

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