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DataSource Property

Binding.DataSource Property

Gets the data source for this binding.

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

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property DataSource As Object

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 Sub GetDataSource
		Dim ds As DataSet = CType(text1.DataBindings(0).DataSource, DataSet)
		Console.WriteLine(ds.Tables(0).TableName)
	End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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