DataSet.Clone Method ()

 
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Copies the structure of the DataSet, including all DataTable schemas, relations, and constraints. Does not copy any data.

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

public virtual DataSet Clone()

Return Value

Type: System.Data.DataSet

A new DataSet with the same schema as the current DataSet, but none of the data.

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If these classes have been subclassed, the clone will also be of the same subclasses.

The following example creates a clone of a DataSet object's schema.

private void GetClone(DataSet dataSet)
{
    // Get a clone of the original DataSet.
    DataSet cloneSet = dataSet.Clone();

    // Insert code to work with clone of the DataSet.
}

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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