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ForeignKeyConstraint.AcceptRejectRule Property

Indicates the action that should take place across this constraint when AcceptChanges is invoked.

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

public virtual AcceptRejectRule AcceptRejectRule { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Data.AcceptRejectRule
One of the AcceptRejectRule values. Possible values include None, and Cascade. The default is None.

Changes to a DataRow or DataTable are not final until the AcceptChanges method is invoked. At that point, the AcceptRejectRule determines the course of action on any values that have been changed or deleted.

The following example creates a ForeignKeyConstraint, sets its AcceptRejectRule, and adds the constraint to a DataTable object's ConstraintCollection.


' The next line goes into the Declarations section of the module:
' SuppliersProducts is a class derived from DataSet.
Private suppliersProducts As SuppliersProducts 

Private Sub CreateConstraint()
   ' Declare parent column and child column variables.
   Dim parentColumn As DataColumn
   Dim childColumn As DataColumn
   Dim fkConstraint As ForeignKeyConstraint

   ' Set parent and child column variables.
   parentColumn = suppliersProducts.Tables("Suppliers").Columns("SupplierID")
   childColumn = suppliersProducts.Tables("Products").Columns("SupplieriD")
   fkConstraint = New ForeignKeyConstraint( _
       "SuppierFKConstraint", parentColumn, childColumn)

   ' Set null values when a value is deleted.
   fkConstraint.DeleteRule = Rule.SetNull
   fkConstraint.UpdateRule = Rule.Cascade
   fkConstraint.AcceptRejectRule = AcceptRejectRule.Cascade

   ' Add the constraint, and set EnforceConstraints to true.
   suppliersProducts.Tables("Suppliers").Constraints.Add(fkConstraint)
   suppliersProducts.EnforceConstraints = True
End Sub


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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