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DataSet.ShouldSerializeTables Method

Gets a value indicating whether Tables property should be persisted.

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

Protected Overridable Function ShouldSerializeTables As Boolean
Dim returnValue As Boolean

returnValue = Me.ShouldSerializeTables
protected boolean ShouldSerializeTables ()
protected function ShouldSerializeTables () : boolean
Not applicable.

Return Value

true if the property value has been changed from its default; otherwise false.

You typically use this method only if you are either creating a designer for the DataSet, or creating your own control incorporating the DataSet.

The following example shows a class derived from the DataSet class. The ShouldSerializeTables method is called from within functions in the derived class.

Public Class DerivedDataSet
    Inherits System.Data.DataSet
    Public Sub ResetDataSetRelations()
        ' Check the ShouldPersistTable method 
        ' before invoking Reset.
        If Not Me.ShouldSerializeTables() Then
        End If
    End Sub
End Class

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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