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UniqueConstraint.IsPrimaryKey Property

Gets a value indicating whether or not the constraint is on a primary key.

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

public bool IsPrimaryKey { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true, if the constraint is on a primary key; otherwise, false.

A table usually includes a primary key that ensures every row is unique. In some tables, the primary key may be made up of more than one column. For example, a primary key for a table containing names might be made up of both the first and last names as well. To create a primary key with more than one column, set the Columns property to an array of DataColumn objects.

The following example checks the IsPrimaryKey property.

Private Sub GetPrimaryKey()
    Dim dataRelation As DataRelation
    Dim uniqueConstraint As UniqueConstraint

    ' Get a DataRelation from a DataSet.
    dataRelation = DataSet1.Relations("CustomerOrders")

    ' Get the ParentKeyConstraint.
    uniqueConstraint = dataRelation.ParentKeyConstraint

    ' Test if the IsPrimaryKey is true. 
    If uniqueConstraint.IsPrimaryKey Then
       Console.WriteLine("IsPrimaryKey=True")
    Else
       Console.WriteLine("IsPrimaryKey=False")
    End If 
 End Sub

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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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