Defines an interface to data services that enables control designers to integrate data store or database-related functionality into their design environment.

See Also: IDataEnvironment Members


public interface IDataEnvironment


An object that implements the System.ComponentModel.Design.Data.IDataEnvironment interface can access the data connections available to an application at design time. The System.ComponentModel.Design.Data.IDataEnvironment interface provides methods to list available data connections, create new data connections, retrieve schema information from a connection, and save data-connection configuration information to the application's configuration file.

The System.ComponentModel.Design.Data.IDataEnvironment interface enables you to interact with data connections in the design environment, but it is not intended as a data-management API.


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