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I am trying to read an xml file and have it view data in the datagrid. (For
example take the xml file viewer in the visual studio, when u open an xml
file it has that nice readable grid).

I though that when i use the ReadXml funtion it will automatically read data
and add the data to the datagrid.

but i am wrong its not that simple. so i need help only with adding the data
to the datagrid.
this is what i have so far. I have created the grid with coulum names now i
need to add the rows of data. please help me :) thanks
private void CreateDataSet(s tring fileName)

{

DataSet newDataSet = new DataSet("New Data Set");

System.IO.FileS tream readXml = new
System.IO.FileS tream(fileName, System.IO.FileM ode.Open);

newDataSet.Read Xml(readXml);

readXml.Close() ;

DataTable myTable = new DataTable("Myta ble");

DataColumn cl1 = new DataColumn("Dat e");

DataColumn cl2 = new DataColumn("Dev ice");

DataColumn cl3 = new DataColumn("cal l id");

DataColumn cl4 = new DataColumn("sou rce");

DataColumn cl5 = new DataColumn("des tination");

myTable.Columns .Add(cl1);

myTable.Columns .Add(cl2);

myTable.Columns .Add(cl3);

myTable.Columns .Add(cl4);

myTable.Columns .Add(cl5);
////////////// ADD ROWS HERE??????????////////

newDataSet.Tabl es.Add(myTable) ;
dataGrid1.SetDa taBinding(newDa taSet,"Mytable" );

}
Nov 17 '05 #1
3 2399
Raj,

This does probably what you want.
private void CreateDataSet(s tring fileName)
{
DataSet newDataSet = new DataSet();
newDataSet.Read Xml("FullPath") ;
dataGrid1.DataS ource = newDataSet.Tabl es[0];
}

I hope this helps,

Cor
Nov 17 '05 #2
Oeps, I did not see you where passing the path
private void CreateDataSet(s tring fileName)
{
DataSet newDataSet = new DataSet();
newDataSet.Read Xml(fileName);
dataGrid1.DataS ource = newDataSet.Tabl es[0];
}
Nov 17 '05 #3
THANK YOU VERY MUCH :) Cor
it works :)

"Cor Ligthert [MVP]" <no************ @planet.nl> wrote in message
news:%2******** ********@TK2MSF TNGP12.phx.gbl. ..
Oeps, I did not see you where passing the path
private void CreateDataSet(s tring fileName)
{
DataSet newDataSet = new DataSet();
newDataSet.Read Xml(fileName);
dataGrid1.DataS ource = newDataSet.Tabl es[0];
}

Nov 17 '05 #4

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