DataTable.DataSet Property


Gets the DataSet to which this table belongs.

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

Public ReadOnly Property DataSet As DataSet

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 Function GetDataSetFromTable() As DataSet
    Dim table As DataTable

    ' Check to see if the DataGrid's DataSource property
    ' is a DataTable.
    If TypeOf dataGrid1.DataSource Is DataTable Then
        table = CType(DataGrid1.DataSource, DataTable)
        GetDataSetFromTable = table.DataSet
        return Nothing
    End If
End Function

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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