DataTable::Copy Method ()


Copies both the structure and data for this DataTable.

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

DataTable^ Copy()

Return Value

Type: System.Data::DataTable^

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

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

Copy creates a new DataTable with the same structure and data as the original DataTable. To copy the structure to a new DataTable, but not the data, use Clone.

The following example uses the Copy method to create a copy of the original DataTable. The namespace name is not retained if it is inherited from a parent DataTable or DataSet.

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.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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