DataTable.RowDeleted Event

Occurs after a row in the table has been deleted.

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

public event DataRowChangeEventHandler RowDeleted
/** @event */
public void add_RowDeleted (DataRowChangeEventHandler value)

/** @event */
public void remove_RowDeleted (DataRowChangeEventHandler value)

In JScript, you can handle the events defined by a class, but you cannot define your own.
Not applicable.

For more information, see Working with DataTable Events.

private static void DataTableRowDeleted()
    DataTable customerTable = new DataTable("Customers");
    // add columns
    customerTable.Columns.Add("id", typeof(int));
    customerTable.Columns.Add("name", typeof(string));
    customerTable.Columns.Add("address", typeof(string));

    // set PrimaryKey
    customerTable.Columns[ "id" ].Unique = true;
    customerTable.PrimaryKey = new DataColumn[] { customerTable.Columns["id"] };

    // add a RowDeleted event handler for the table.
    customerTable.RowDeleted += new DataRowChangeEventHandler(Row_Deleted);

    // add ten rows
    for(int id=1; id<=10; id++)
            new object[] { id, string.Format("customer{0}", id), 
            string.Format("address{0}", id) });


    // Delete all the rows
    foreach(DataRow row in customerTable.Rows)

private static void Row_Deleted(object sender, DataRowChangeEventArgs e)
    Console.WriteLine("Row_Deleted Event: name={0}; action={1}", 
        e.Row["name", DataRowVersion.Original], e.Action);

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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