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DataColumnMappingCollection.Add Method (String, String)

Adds a DataColumnMapping object to the collection when given a source column name and a DataSet column name.

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

public DataColumnMapping Add(
	string sourceColumn,
	string dataSetColumn


Type: System.String
The case-sensitive name of the source column to map to.
Type: System.String
The name, which is not case-sensitive, of the DataSet column to map to.

Return Value

Type: System.Data.Common.DataColumnMapping
The DataColumnMapping object that was added to the collection.

The following example creates a DataColumnMappingCollection collection, adds DataColumnMapping objects to the collection, and displays a list of the mapped source columns.

public void CreateColumnMappings() 
    DataColumnMappingCollection mappings =
        new DataColumnMappingCollection();
    mappings.Add("Category Name","DataCategory");
    string myMessage = "ColumnMappings:\n";
    for(int i=0;i < mappings.Count;i++)
        myMessage += i.ToString() + " " 
            + mappings[i].ToString() + "\n";

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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