Nested Property

DataRelation.Nested Property


Gets or sets a value that indicates whether DataRelation objects are nested.

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

public virtual bool Nested { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true, if DataRelation objects are nested; otherwise, false.

You can use DataRelation objects to define hierarchical relationships, such as those specified in XML. For more information, see Nesting DataRelations.


If the TableName of the child table in the relation matches the ColumnName of a column in the parent table in the relation, the Nested property must be false. This was not required with the .NET Framework version 1.0.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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