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Copy Method

DataSet.Copy Method

Copies both the structure and data for this DataSet.

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

'Declaration
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.
NoteNote

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

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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