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DataTable.RowDeleting Event

Occurs before a row in the table is about to be deleted.

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

Public Event RowDeleting As DataRowChangeEventHandler
Dim instance As DataTable 
Dim handler As DataRowChangeEventHandler 

AddHandler instance.RowDeleting, handler

Private Shared Sub DataTableRowDeleting()
	Dim customerTable As DataTable = New DataTable("Customers")
	' add columns
	customerTable.Columns.Add( "id", Type.GetType("System.Int32"))
	customerTable.Columns.Add( "name", Type.GetType("System.String"))
	customerTable.Columns.Add( "address", Type.GetType("System.String"))

	' set PrimaryKey
	customerTable.Columns( "id").Unique = true
	customerTable.PrimaryKey = New DataColumn() { customerTable.Columns("id") }

	' add a RowDeleting event handler for the table. 
	AddHandler customerTable.RowDeleting, New _
        DataRowChangeEventHandler( AddressOf Row_Deleting )

	' add ten rows 
	Dim id As Integer 
	For id = 1 To 10
		customerTable.Rows.Add( _
			New Object() { id, string.Format("customer{0}", id), _
            string.Format("address{0}", id) })

	' Delete all the rows 
	Dim row As DataRow
	For Each row In customerTable.Rows 
End Sub 

Private Shared Sub Row_Deleting(sender As Object, _
    e As DataRowChangeEventArgs)
	Console.WriteLine( "Row_Deleting Event: name={0}; action={1}", _
		e.Row("name"), e.Action) 
End Sub

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The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0