SqlCeConnection.DataSource Property

Gets the file name of the data source.

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

Public Overrides ReadOnly Property DataSource As String
Dim instance As SqlCeConnection
Dim value As String

value = instance.DataSource

Property Value

Type: System.String
The location and file name of the data source. The default value is an empty string.

In SQL Server Compact, DataSource is returned as the full path of the database file; for example, "\my app\myDB.sdf". In SQL Server Compact, databases are always stored in separate files.