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DataRelationCollection Class

Represents the collection of DataRelation objects for this DataSet.

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

public abstract class DataRelationCollection : InternalDataCollectionBase

A DataRelationCollection object enables navigation between related parent/child DataTable objects.

You create a DataRelationCollection object by defining it as a property of either the DataSet or the DataTable, instead of by directly using a constructor. (Use the Relations property of the DataSet, or the ParentRelations property of the DataTable.)

To access the collection, use the Relations property of the DataSet object.

As soon as the collection exists you can manage the objects it contains by using methods such as Add, Clear, and Remove.

This type is safe for multithreaded read operations. You must synchronize any write operations.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0