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IDataEnvironment.GetConnectionSchema Method

Gets the schema for the specified data connection.

Namespace: System.ComponentModel.Design.Data
Assembly: System.Design (in

IDesignerDataSchema GetConnectionSchema (
	DesignerDataConnection connection
IDesignerDataSchema GetConnectionSchema (
	DesignerDataConnection connection
function GetConnectionSchema (
	connection : DesignerDataConnection
) : IDesignerDataSchema
Not applicable.



The data connection for which to return schema information.

Return Value

An IDesignerDataSchema object containing the schema information for the specified data connection, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if no schema information is available.

The GetConnectionSchema method returns the database schema for the specified data connection. If the schema is unavailable, or if the provider for the connection is unavailable, the GetConnectionSchema should return a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0