How to use Table name as a Datatable type. RRS feed

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  • I am pulling table name from database. I want to use Table name as DataTable type or you can say convert Table name as DataTable. I need table name as DatTable to perform some operation.
    Thursday, December 28, 2017 9:27 AM


  • Hi AJret,

    If you know the table name, we could not retrieve related records from database and fill it into datatable object.

    public static DataTable GetTableFromTableName(string tableName, string connectionString)
                DataTable dt = new DataTable();
                using (SqlConnection conn = new SqlConnection(connectionString))
                    string sqlText = string.Format("select * from {0}", tableName);
                    using (SqlCommand command = new SqlCommand(sqlText,conn))
                        SqlDataAdapter adapter = new SqlDataAdapter(command);
                return dt;

    Best regards,

    Zhanglong Wu

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    • Marked as answer by AJret Friday, December 29, 2017 5:41 AM
    Friday, December 29, 2017 1:54 AM