Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
DataSetViewSchema Class
Collapse the table of content
Expand the table of content

DataSetViewSchema Class

Represents the structure, or schema, of a DataTable. This class cannot be inherited.


Namespace:  System.Web.UI.Design
Assembly:  System.Design (in System.Design.dll)

public sealed class DataSetViewSchema : IDataSourceViewSchema

The DataSetViewSchema type exposes the following members.

Public methodDataSetViewSchemaCreates an instance of the DataSetViewSchema class using a specified DataTable.

Public propertyNameGets the name of the view using its TableName property.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetChildrenGets an array representing the child views contained in the current view.
Public methodGetFieldsGets an array containing information about each data field in the view.
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

Use the DataSetViewSchema class to list the structure of data using a DataTable at design time. Use the GetFields method to get a list of information about each field as DataColumn objects.

The DataSetViewSchema class is used by custom control designer components to provide UI options to the user at design time that accurately reflect the structure of the data.

To examine the components of data using a DataSet, use the following classes.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
© 2015 Microsoft