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DataTable.DataSet Property

Gets the DataSet to which this table belongs.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public DataSet DataSet { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Data.DataSet
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;
    }
    else
    {
        return null;
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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