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DataSet.Tables Property

Gets the collection of tables contained in the DataSet.

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

public DataTableCollection Tables { get; }
/** @property */
public DataTableCollection get_Tables ()

public function get Tables () : DataTableCollection

Not applicable.

Property Value

The DataTableCollection contained by this DataSet. An empty collection is returned if no DataTable objects exist.

To add tables to the collection, use Add method of the DataTableCollection. To remove tables, use the Remove method.

The following example returns the DataSet object's DataTableCollection, and prints the columns and rows in each table.

private void PrintRows(DataSet dataSet)
{
    // For each table in the DataSet, print the row values.
    foreach(DataTable table in dataSet.Tables)
    {
        foreach(DataRow row in table.Rows)
        {
            foreach (DataColumn column in table.Columns)
            {
                Console.WriteLine(row[column]);
            }
        }
    }
}

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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