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UniqueConstraint Constructor (DataColumn)

Initializes a new instance of the UniqueConstraint class with the specified DataColumn.

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

public UniqueConstraint(
	DataColumn column
)

Parameters

column
Type: System.Data.DataColumn

The DataColumn to constrain.

The following example creates a new UniqueConstraint and assigns it to the ParentKeyConstraint property of a DataRelation.

Private Sub CreateUniqueConstraint(ByVal dataSetSuppliers As DataSet)
    Dim uniqueConstraint As UniqueConstraint

    ' Get the DataColumn of a table in a DataSet. 
    Dim dataColumn As DataColumn
    dataColumn = dataSetSuppliers.Tables("Suppliers").Columns("SupplierID")

    ' Create the constraint.
    uniqueConstraint = New UniqueConstraint("supplierIdConstraint", dataColumn)

    ' Add the constraint to the ConstraintCollection of the DataTable.
    dataSetSuppliers.Tables("Suppliers").Constraints.Add(uniqueConstraint)
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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