.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5
Copies both the structure and data for this DataSet.
Type: System.Data.DataSetA new DataSet with the same structure (table schemas, relations, and constraints) and data as this DataSet.
If these classes have been subclassed, the copy will also be of the same subclasses.
The following example uses the Copy method to create a copy of the original DataSet.
private void CopyDataSet(DataSet dataSet)
// Create an object variable for the copy.
copyDataSet = dataSet.Copy();
// Insert code to work with the copy.
Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1
.NET Framework Client Profile
Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0