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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
)

Parameters

tables
Type: System.Data.DataTable[]

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 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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
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