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DataTableCollection.Item Property (Int32)

Gets the DataTable object at the specified index.

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

public DataTable this[
	int index
] { get; }

Parameters

index
Type: System.Int32

The zero-based index of the DataTable to find.

Property Value

Type: System.Data.DataTable
A DataTable.

ExceptionCondition
IndexOutOfRangeException

The index value is greater than the number of items in the collection.

Use the Contains method to determine whether a table with a specific index exists.

If you have the name of a table, but not its index, use the IndexOf method to return the index.

The following example retrieves a DataTable by its index.

private void GetDataTableByIndex()
{
   // presuming a DataGrid is displaying more than one table, get its DataSet.
   DataSet thisDataSet = (DataSet)DataGrid1.DataSource;
   // Get the DataTableCollection.
   DataTableCollection tablesCollection = thisDataSet.Tables;
   // Iterate through the collection to get each table name. 
   for (int i = 0; i < tablesCollection.Count; i++)
      Console.WriteLine(tablesCollection[i].TableName);
}

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
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