DataRelation.ParentKeyConstraint Property

Gets the UniqueConstraint that guarantees that values in the parent column of a DataRelation are unique.

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

public virtual UniqueConstraint ParentKeyConstraint { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Data.UniqueConstraint
A UniqueConstraint that makes sure that values in a parent column are unique.

The following example gets the ParentKeyConstraint of a DataRelation object.


Private Sub GetParentKeyConstraint()
    ' Get a DataRelation from a DataSet.
    Dim relation As DataRelation = _
        DataSet1.Relations("CustomerOrders")

    ' Get the relations parent key constraint.
    Dim constraint As UniqueConstraint = _
        relation.ParentKeyConstraint

    ' Get the constraint's DataColumns
    Dim constraintColumns() As DataColumn
    constraintColumns = constraint.Columns

    ' Print the column names.
    Dim i As Integer
    For i = 0 to constraintColumns.GetUpperBound(0)
       Console.WriteLine(constraintColumns(i).ColumnName.ToString())
    Next i
End Sub


.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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