DataSet.Copy Method ()


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Copies both the structure and data for this DataSet.

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

Public Function Copy As DataSet

Return Value

Type: System.Data.DataSet

A new DataSet with the same structure (table schemas, relations, and constraints) and data as this DataSet.


If these classes have been subclassed, the copy will also be of the same subclasses.

The following example uses the Copy method to create a copy of the original DataSet.

Private Sub CopyDataSet(ByVal dataSet As DataSet )
    ' Create an object variable for the copy.
    Dim copyDataSet As DataSet = dataSet.Copy()

    ' Insert code to work with the copy.
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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