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DataTable.ToString Method

Gets the TableName and DisplayExpression, if there is one as a concatenated string.

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

public override string ToString ()
public String ToString ()
public override function ToString () : String
Not applicable.

Return Value

A string consisting of the TableName and the DisplayExpression values.

Gets the TableName and DisplayExpression for the DataTable.

The following example returns the TableName and DisplayExpression using the ToString method.

private void PrintToString(DataSet dataSet)
{
    foreach(DataTable table in dataSet.Tables)
    {
        Console.WriteLine(table.ToString());
    }
}

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0
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