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Binding.DataSource Property

Gets the data source for this binding.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public Object DataSource { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Object
An Object that represents the data source.

Possible data sources include:

The following code example uses the DataSource property to return a DataSet.


private void GetDataSource()
{
   DataSet ds = (DataSet) text1.DataBindings[0].DataSource;
   Console.WriteLine(ds.Tables[0].TableName); 
}



.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.
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