DesignTimeData.CreateSampleDataTable Method (IEnumerable)


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Creates a sample DataTable object with the same schema as the provided data.

Namespace:   System.Web.UI.Design
Assembly:  System.Design (in System.Design.dll)

public static DataTable CreateSampleDataTable(
	IEnumerable referenceData


Type: System.Collections.IEnumerable

A data source with the desired schema to use as the format for the sample DataTable object.

Return Value

Type: System.Data.DataTable

A DataTable object that contains columns with the same names and data types as the provided referenceData.

The data types that can be created are the primitive types, such as number, string, and date types. Any other types are replaced by columns of type String. The calling designer component can call the GetDesignTimeDataSource method to add rows of data to the resulting table.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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