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DataTable Constructor (String, String)

Note: This constructor is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Initializes a new instance of the DataTable class using the specified table name and namespace.

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

public DataTable (
	string tableName,
	string tableNamespace
public DataTable (
	String tableName, 
	String tableNamespace
public function DataTable (
	tableName : String, 
	tableNamespace : String



The name to give the table. If a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or an empty string, a default name is given when added to the DataTableCollection.


The namespace for the XML representation of the data stored in the DataTable.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0