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DynamicDataExtensions.GetTable Method

Returns the MetaTable object that is associated with the specified data source control.

Namespace:  System.Web.DynamicData
Assembly:  System.Web.DynamicData (in System.Web.DynamicData.dll)

public static MetaTable GetTable(
	this IDynamicDataSource dataSource


Type: System.Web.DynamicData.IDynamicDataSource
The data source control.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.DynamicData.MetaTable
The table that is associated with the specified data source control.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type IDynamicDataSource. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).


The EntitySetName property of dataSource is null.


The ContextType property of dataSource is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.