DataTableMappingCollection.IndexOfDataSetTable Method (String)


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Gets the location of the DataTableMapping object with the specified DataSet table name.

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

public int IndexOfDataSetTable(
	string dataSetTable


Type: System.String

The name, which is not case-sensitive, of the DataSet table to find.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

The zero-based location of the DataTableMapping object with the given DataSet table name, or -1 if the DataTableMapping object does not exist in the collection.

The following example searches for a DataTableMapping within the collection. If the object exists, it is returned. The example assumes that a DataTableMappingCollection collection and a DataTableMapping object have been created.

public void FindDataTableMapping() 
    // ...
    // create mappings and mapping
    // ...
    if (mappings.IndexOfDataSetTable("datacategories") != -1)
        mapping = mappings.GetByDataSetTable("datacategories");

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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