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DataView Constructor (DataTable, String, String, DataViewRowState)

Initializes a new instance of the DataView class with the specified DataTable, RowFilter, Sort, and DataViewRowState.

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

public DataView (
	DataTable table,
	string RowFilter,
	string Sort,
	DataViewRowState RowState
public DataView (
	DataTable table, 
	String RowFilter, 
	String Sort, 
	DataViewRowState RowState
public function DataView (
	table : DataTable, 
	RowFilter : String, 
	Sort : String, 
	RowState : DataViewRowState



A DataTable to add to the DataView.


A RowFilter to apply to the DataView.


A Sort to apply to the DataView.


A DataViewRowState to apply to the DataView.

The following example creates a new DataView with the specified DataTable.

private void MakeDataView(DataSet dataSet)
    DataView view = new DataView(dataSet.Tables["Suppliers"], 
        "Country = 'UK'", "CompanyName", 
    view.AllowEdit = true;
    view.AllowNew = true;
    view.AllowDelete = true;

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