DataTableCollection.Item Property (Int32)


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Gets the DataTable object at the specified index.

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

Public ReadOnly Property Item (
	index As Integer
) As DataTable


Type: System.Int32

The zero-based index of the DataTable to find.

Property Value

Type: System.Data.DataTable

A DataTablewith the specified index; otherwise null if the DataTable does not exist.

Exception Condition

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 Sub GetDataTableByIndex()
    ' Presuming a DataGrid is displaying more than one table, get its DataSet.
    Dim thisDataSet As DataSet = CType(DataGrid1.DataSource, DataSet)

    ' Get the DataTableCollection.
    Dim tablesCollection As DataTableCollection = thisDataSet.Tables

    ' Iterate through the collection to get each table name.
    Dim i As Integer
    For i = 0 To tablesCollection.Count - 1
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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