HOWTO: Create (Instantiate) a new DataTable row
While you'd think something like the following code would work, it doesn't and fails with a frustrating "No constructor defined" error:
Middleware.ProjectName.DAL.DataModel.SomeDataRow rowNew = new MiddleWare.ProjectName.DAL.DataModel.SomeDataRow();
The way to obtain an instantiated row object that belongs to a TableAdapter is as follows:
// First, instantiate a DataTable of the type the new row will belong to:
Middleware.ProjectName.DAL.DataModel.SomeDataTable dtSomeData = new Middleware.ProjectName.DAL.DataModel.SomeDataTable();
// Next, use the DataTable instance to create a new row that is the same "shape" as the DataTable:
Middleware.ProjectName.DAL.DataModel.SomeDataRow rowNew = dtSomeData.NewSomeDataRow();
It's easy as that, intuitive in retrospect, but a mind-twist to get the concept down the first time.
Anyone know a better way?
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