DataSet::WriteXmlSchema Method (TextWriter)

Writes the DataSet structure as an XML schema to the specified TextWriter object.

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

public:
void WriteXmlSchema(
	TextWriter^ writer
)

Parameters

writer
Type: System.IO::TextWriter

The TextWriter object with which to write.

Use the WriteXmlSchema method to write the schema for a DataSet to an XML document. The schema includes table, relation, and constraint definitions. To write a schema to an XML document, use the WriteXmlSchema method.

The XML schema is written using the XSD standard.

To write the data to an XML document, use the WriteXml method.

Classes the derive from the System.IO::TextWriter class include the System.Web::HttpWriter, IndentedTextWriter, System.Web.UI::HtmlTextWriter, System.IO::StreamWriter, and System.IO::StringWriter.

The following example creates a System.Text::StringBuilder object to that is used to create a new System.IO::StringWriter. The StringWriter is passed to the WriteXmlSchema method, and the resulting string is printed to the console window.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.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

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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