DataTable.ToString Method

Gets the TableName and DisplayExpression, if there is one as a concatenated string.

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

Public Overrides Function ToString As String
Dim instance As DataTable
Dim returnValue As String

returnValue = instance.ToString
public String ToString ()
public override function ToString () : String

Return Value

A string consisting of the TableName and the DisplayExpression values.

Gets the TableName and DisplayExpression for the DataTable.

The following example returns the TableName and DisplayExpression using the ToString method.

Private Sub PrintToString(dataSet As DataSet)
    Dim table As DataTable
    For Each table In dataSet.Tables
End Sub

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0