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DataTableCollection.AddRange Method

Copies the elements of the specified DataTable array to the end of the collection.

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

public void AddRange (
	DataTable[] tables
)
public void AddRange (
	DataTable[] tables
)
public function AddRange (
	tables : DataTable[]
)

Parameters

tables

The array of DataTable objects to add to the collection.

The following example creates two DataTable objects and adds them to the DataTableCollection of a DataSet.

public static void DataTableCollectionAddRange()
{
    // create a DataSet with two tables
    DataSet dataSet = new DataSet();

    // create Customer table
    DataTable customersTable = new DataTable("Customers");
    customersTable.Columns.Add("customerId",
        typeof(int)).AutoIncrement = true;
    customersTable.Columns.Add("name",
        typeof(string));
    customersTable.PrimaryKey = new DataColumn[] { customersTable.Columns["customerId"] ;

    // create Orders table
    DataTable ordersTable = new DataTable("Orders");
    ordersTable.Columns.Add("orderId",
        typeof(int)).AutoIncrement = true;
    ordersTable.Columns.Add("customerId",
        typeof(int));
    ordersTable.Columns.Add("amount",
        typeof(double));
    ordersTable.PrimaryKey = new DataColumn[] { ordersTable.Columns["orderId"] ;

    dataSet.Tables.AddRange(new DataTable[] { customersTable, ordersTable );

    // print the tables and their columns
    foreach (DataTable table in dataSet.Tables)
    {
        Console.WriteLine(table.TableName);
        foreach (DataColumn column in table.Columns)
        {
            Console.Write("{0\table", column.ColumnName);
        
        Console.WriteLine();
    


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
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