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DataAdapter.Fill Method (DataTable[], IDataReader, Int32, Int32)

Adds or refreshes rows in a specified range in the collection of DataTable objects to match those in the data source.

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

protected virtual int Fill(
	DataTable[] dataTables,
	IDataReader dataReader,
	int startRecord,
	int maxRecords


Type: System.Data.DataTable[]
A collection of DataTable objects to fill with records.
Type: System.Data.IDataReader
An instance of IDataReader.
Type: System.Int32
An integer indicating the location of the starting record.
Type: System.Int32
An integer indicating the maximum number of records.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of rows successfully added to or refreshed in the DataTable. This does not include rows affected by statements that do not return rows.

See the remarks for System.Data.Common.DataAdapter.Fill(System.Data.DataSet) for additional information.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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.