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MappingType Enumeration

Specifies how a DataColumn is mapped.

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

public enum class MappingType
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
public enum MappingType
public enum MappingType

 Member nameDescription
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkAttributeThe column is mapped to an XML attribute. 
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkElementThe column is mapped to an XML element. 
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkHiddenThe column is mapped to an internal structure. 
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkSimpleContentThe column is mapped to an XmlText node. 

The MappingType enumeration is used when getting or setting the ColumnMapping property of the DataColumn. The property determines how a column's values will be written when the WriteXml method is called on a DataSet to write the data and schema out as an XML document.

The following example returns the ColumnMapping property value for each column in a table.

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Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0