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DataTable.DataSet Property

Gets the DataSet to which this table belongs.

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

public DataSet DataSet { get; }
/** @property */
public DataSet get_DataSet ()

public function get DataSet () : DataSet

Not applicable.

Property Value

The DataSet to which this table belongs.

If a control is data bound to a DataTable, and the table belongs to a DataSet, you can get to the DataSet through this property.

The following example returns the parent DataSet of a given table through the DataSet property.

private DataSet GetDataSetFromTable()
    DataTable table;
    // Check to see if the DataGrid's DataSource
    // is a DataTable.
    if( dataGrid1.DataSource is DataTable)
        table = (DataTable) dataGrid1.DataSource;
        // Return the DataTable's DataSet
        return table.DataSet;
        return null;

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