GetTable Method (Type)
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DataContext.GetTable Method (Type)

Returns a collection of objects of a particular type, where the type is defined by the type parameter.

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

public ITable GetTable(
	Type type


Type: System.Type

The type of the objects to be returned.

Return Value

Type: System.Data.Linq.ITable
A collection of objects.

This is a weakly typed version of GetTable. It is important to have a weakly typed version because it is a relatively common practice to construct queries dynamically. It would be inconvenient to force the application to use reflection to call the correct generic method.

If there is no collection for a particular type, an exception is thrown.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

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