Item property (String)
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DataSourceCollection.Item property (String)

Office 2013 and later

Gets a reference to the specified DataSource object from the DataSourceCollection by name.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.InfoPath
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.InfoPath (in Microsoft.Office.InfoPath.dll)

public abstract DataSource this[
	string name
] { get; }


Type: System.String

The name of the DataSource object to get.

Property value

Type: Microsoft.Office.InfoPath.DataSource
The DataSource object for the specified name.

The string or string expression passed as the argument for name must be the name of a member of the collection.

After you have set a reference to the DataSource object that Item property returns, you can access any of its properties or methods.

This member can be accessed only by forms running in the same domain as the currently open form, or by forms that have been granted cross-domain permissions.

This type or member can be accessed from code running in forms opened in Microsoft InfoPath Filler or in a Web browser.

In the following example, the DataSource object named "File1" in the DataSourceCollection of the form template is retrieved and assigned to a variable.

DataSource myDataSource = this.DataSources["File1"];
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