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MetaModel.VisibleTables Property

Gets a collection of the visible tables in the data model.

Namespace:  System.Web.DynamicData
Assembly:  System.Web.DynamicData (in System.Web.DynamicData.dll)

public List<MetaTable> VisibleTables { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.List<MetaTable>
A visible table refers to a table that has scaffolding enabled. This means that it is a table for which a List.aspx page exists.

The following example shows how to use the VisibleTables property to get a collection of the visible tables in the data model. For a complete example, see the MetaModel class overview.

// Gets only the visible tables in the data model. 
protected void GetVisibleTables()
     System.Collections.IList visibleTables =
     if (visibleTables.Count == 0)
         throw new InvalidOperationException(
             "There are no accessible tables. Make sure that at least one data model is registered in Global.asax and scaffolding is enabled or implement custom pages.");
     Menu1.DataSource = visibleTables;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 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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