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DataTableCollection.CanRemove Method

Verifies whether the specified DataTable object can be removed from the collection.

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

public bool CanRemove(
	DataTable table
)

Parameters

table
Type: System.Data.DataTable

The DataTable in the collection to perform the check against.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the table can be removed; otherwise false.

The following example uses the CanRemove to test whether each table can be removed from a DataSet. If so, the Remove method is called to remove the table.

private void RemoveTables()
{
    DataTable table;

    // presuming a DataGrid is displaying more than one table, get its DataSet.
    DataSet thisDataSet = (DataSet)DataGrid1.DataSource;
    while (thisDataSet.Tables.Count > 0)
    {
        table = thisDataSet.Tables[0];
        if (thisDataSet.Tables.CanRemove(table))
            thisDataSet.Tables.Remove(table);
    }
}

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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
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