SqlCeConnection.DataSource Property

Gets the file name of the data source. In SQL Server Compact Edition, databases are always stored in separate files.

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

public override string DataSource { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_DataSource ()

public override function get DataSource () : String

Not applicable.

Property Value

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

In SQL Server Compact Edition, DataSource is returned as the full path of the database file; for example, "\my app\myDB.sdf".

Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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