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DataAdapter.FillSchema Method (DataTable, SchemaType, IDataReader)

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Adds a DataTable to the specified DataSet.

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

Protected Overridable Function FillSchema ( _
	dataTable As DataTable, _
	schemaType As SchemaType, _
	dataReader As IDataReader _
) As DataTable
Dim dataTable As DataTable
Dim schemaType As SchemaType
Dim dataReader As IDataReader
Dim returnValue As DataTable

returnValue = Me.FillSchema(dataTable, schemaType, dataReader)
protected DataTable FillSchema (
	DataTable dataTable, 
	SchemaType schemaType, 
	IDataReader dataReader
protected function FillSchema (
	dataTable : DataTable, 
	schemaType : SchemaType, 
	dataReader : IDataReader
) : DataTable



The DataTable to be filled from the IDataReader.


One of the SchemaType values.


The IDataReader to be used as the data source when filling the DataTable.

Return Value

A DataTable object that contains schema information returned from the data source.

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0