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RelationName Property

DataRelation.RelationName Property

Gets or sets the name used to retrieve a DataRelation from the DataRelationCollection.

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

public virtual string RelationName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the a DataRelation.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

null or empty string ("") was passed into a DataColumn that is a DataRelation.

DuplicateNameException

The DataRelation belongs to a collection that already contains a DataRelation with the same name.

Use the RelationName property to retrieve a DataRelation from the DataRelationCollection.

The following example uses the RelationName property to retrieve a DataRelation from a DataRelationCollection.

Private Sub GetRelation()
    ' Get the collection of a DataSet. 
    Dim collection As DataRelationCollection = _
        DataSet1.Relations

    ' Add a relation named CustomerOrders. 
    Dim myRel As DataRelation = _
        collection("CustomerOrders")

    ' Print the RelationName.
    Console.WriteLine(myRel.RelationName.ToString())
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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