UniqueConstraint.Columns Property

Gets the array of columns that this constraint affects.

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

public virtual DataColumn[] Columns { get; 
/** @property */
public DataColumn[] get_Columns ()

public function get Columns () : DataColumn[]

Property Value

An array of DataColumn objects.

The following example returns the DataColumn objects that the UniqueConstraint constrains.

Private Sub GetColsFromConstraint()
    Dim dataColumns() As DataColumn

    ' Get a named relation from a DataSet.
    Dim dataRelation As DataRelation
    dataRelation = DataSet1.Relations("CustomerOrders")

    ' Get the ParentKeyConstraint
    Dim uniqueConstraint As UniqueConstraint
    uniqueConstraint= dataRelation.ParentKeyConstraint

    ' Get the DataColumn objects being constrained.
    dataColumns = uniqueConstraint.Columns

    ' Print the column name of each column.
    Dim i As Integer
    For i = 0 to dataColumns.GetUpperBound(0)
       Console.Write(dataColumns(i).ColumnName)
    Next i
 End Sub

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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