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DataTable.DataSet Property


Gets the DataSet to which this table belongs.

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

public DataSet DataSet { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Data.DataSet

The DataSet to which this table belongs.

If a control is data bound to a DataTable, and the table belongs to a DataSet, you can get to the DataSet through this property.

The following example returns the parent DataSet of a given table through the DataSet property.

private DataSet GetDataSetFromTable()
    DataTable table;

    // Check to see if the DataGrid's DataSource
    // is a DataTable.
    if( dataGrid1.DataSource is DataTable)
        table = (DataTable) dataGrid1.DataSource;
        // Return the DataTable's DataSet
        return table.DataSet;
        return null;

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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