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DataRow.RowState Property

Gets the current state of the row with regard to its relationship to the DataRowCollection.

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

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property RowState As DataRowState
'Usage
Dim instance As DataRow
Dim value As DataRowState

value = instance.RowState

/** @property */
public DataRowState get_RowState ()

public function get RowState () : DataRowState

Not applicable.

Property Value

One of the DataRowState values.

The value of the RowState depends on two factors: the kind of operation has been performed on the row, and whether AcceptChanges has been called on the DataRow.

The following example first creates a new DataTable with one column, and then creates a single DataRow. As the DataRow is created, added, modified, and deleted, its RowState is printed.

Private Sub DemonstrateRowState()
    ' Run a function to create a DataTable with one column.
    Dim table As DataTable = MakeTable()
    Dim row As DataRow 
 
    ' Create a new DataRow.
    row = table.NewRow()
    ' Detached row.
    Console.WriteLine("New Row " & row.RowState)
 
    table.Rows.Add(row)
    ' New row.
    Console.WriteLine("AddRow " & row.RowState)
 
    table.AcceptChanges()
    ' Unchanged row.
    Console.WriteLine("AcceptChanges " & row.RowState)
 
    row("FirstName") = "Scott"
    ' Modified row.
    Console.WriteLine("Modified " & row.RowState)
 
    row.Delete()
    ' Deleted row.
    Console.WriteLine("Deleted " & row.RowState)
 End Sub
 
 Private Function MakeTable() As DataTable
    ' Make a simple table with one column.
    Dim table As DataTable = New DataTable("table")
    Dim dcFirstName As DataColumn = New DataColumn( _
        "FirstName", Type.GetType("System.String"))
    table.Columns.Add(dcFirstName)
    MakeTable = table
 End Function

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 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, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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