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DataTableCollection.AddRange Method

Copies the elements of the specified DataTable array to the end of the collection.

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

public void AddRange(
	DataTable[] tables
)

Parameters

tables
Type: System.Data.DataTable[]

The array of DataTable objects to add to the collection.

The following example creates two DataTable objects and adds them to the DataTableCollection of a DataSet.

public static void DataTableCollectionAddRange()
{
    // create a DataSet with two tables
    DataSet dataSet = new DataSet();

    // create Customer table
    DataTable customersTable = new DataTable("Customers");
    customersTable.Columns.Add("customerId",
        typeof(int)).AutoIncrement = true;
    customersTable.Columns.Add("name",
        typeof(string));
    customersTable.PrimaryKey = new DataColumn[] { customersTable.Columns["customerId"] };

    // create Orders table
    DataTable ordersTable = new DataTable("Orders");
    ordersTable.Columns.Add("orderId",
        typeof(int)).AutoIncrement = true;
    ordersTable.Columns.Add("customerId",
        typeof(int));
    ordersTable.Columns.Add("amount",
        typeof(double));
    ordersTable.PrimaryKey = new DataColumn[] { ordersTable.Columns["orderId"] };

    dataSet.Tables.AddRange(new DataTable[] { customersTable, ordersTable });

    // print the tables and their columns 
    foreach (DataTable table in dataSet.Tables)
    {
        Console.WriteLine(table.TableName);
        foreach (DataColumn column in table.Columns)
        {
            Console.Write("{0}\table", column.ColumnName);
        }
        Console.WriteLine();
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 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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