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DataSet.WriteXmlSchema Method (String)

Writes the DataSet structure as an XML schema to a file.

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

'Declaration
Public Sub WriteXmlSchema ( _
	fileName As String _
)
'Usage
Dim instance As DataSet
Dim fileName As String

instance.WriteXmlSchema(fileName)
public void WriteXmlSchema (
	String fileName
)
public function WriteXmlSchema (
	fileName : String
)

Parameters

fileName

The file name (including the path) to which to write.

Exception typeCondition

SecurityException

FileIOPermission is not set 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.

Private Sub WriteSchemaToFile(thisDataSet As DataSet)
    ' Set the file path and name. Modify this for your purposes.
    Dim filename As String = "Schema.xml"

    ' Write the schema to the file.
    thisDataSet.WriteXmlSchema(filename)
End Sub

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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