DataSet.Copy Method ()

 

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.

System_CAPS_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
Available since 1.1
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