ADO.NET Provider for Excel

Build 20.0.7655

Tables

The Tables schema collection lists all tables in the database, including views.

Retrieving the Table Listing

To retrieve the Tables schema collection, call the GetSchema method of the ExcelConnection class.

C#

String connectionString = "Excel File=C:\MyExcelWorkbooks\SampleWorkbook.xlsx;";

using (ExcelConnection conn = new ExcelConnection(connectionString)) {
  conn.Open();
  DataTable databaseSchema = conn.GetSchema("Tables");
  foreach (DataRow row in databaseSchema.Rows) {
    Console.WriteLine(row["TABLE_NAME"]);
  }
}

VB.NET

Dim connectionString As String = "Excel File=C:\MyExcelWorkbooks\SampleWorkbook.xlsx;"

Using conn As New ExcelConnection(connectionString)
  conn.Open()
  Dim databaseSchema As DataTable = conn.GetSchema("Tables")
  For Each row As DataRow In databaseSchema.Rows
    Console.WriteLine(row("TABLE_NAME"))
  Next
End Using

Columns Returned

The Tables schema collection returns the following columns.

Column NameData TypeDescription
TABLE_CATALOGSystem.StringThe database that contains the table.
TABLE_SCHEMASystem.StringThe schema that contains the table.
TABLE_NAMESystem.StringThe table name.
TABLE_TYPESystem.StringThe table type.

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