TableName Property

DataTable.TableName Property


Gets or sets the name of the DataTable.

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

public string TableName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The name of the DataTable.

Exception Condition

null or empty string ("") is passed in and this table belongs to a collection.


The table belongs to a collection that already has a table with the same name. (Comparison is case-sensitive).

The TableName is used to return this table from the parent DataSet object's DataTableCollection (returned by the Tables property).

The following example prints the TableName for each table in a collection of DataTable objects.

private void GetTableNames(DataSet dataSet)
    // Print each table's TableName.
    foreach(DataTable table in dataSet.Tables)

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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