DataAdapter.FillSchema Method (DataSet, SchemaType, String, 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 virtual DataTable[] FillSchema (
	DataSet dataSet,
	SchemaType schemaType,
	string srcTable,
	IDataReader dataReader
protected DataTable[] FillSchema (
	DataSet dataSet, 
	SchemaType schemaType, 
	String srcTable, 
	IDataReader dataReader
protected function FillSchema (
	dataSet : DataSet, 
	schemaType : SchemaType, 
	srcTable : String, 
	dataReader : IDataReader
) : DataTable[]



The DataTable to be filled from the IDataReader.


One of the SchemaType values.


The name of the source table to use for table mapping.


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

Return Value

A reference to a collection of DataTable objects that were added to the DataSet.

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