How to Use LINQ query on a DataTable in C#?

Published on July 25, 2013 by abundantcode

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Below is a sample code snippet that demonstrates the usage of the LINQ query on a DataTable in C#.

How to Use LINQ query on a DataTable in C#?

using System;

using System.Collections.Generic;

using System.Data;

using System.Linq;

namespace AbundantCode


internal class Program


//How to Use LINQ query on a DataTable in C# ?

private static void Main(string[] args)


List<CodeSnippet> CodeLst = new List<CodeSnippet>();

DataTable dt = new DataTable();



DataRow row1 = dt.NewRow();

row1["Name"] = "Abundantcode";

row1["Code"] = "1-1-1";


DataRow row2 = dt.NewRow();

row2["Name"] = "Plenty of sourcecode";

row2["Code"] = "1-1-12";


var results = (from m in dt.AsEnumerable()

where m.Field<string>("Code") == "1-1-12"

select m).FirstOrDefault();





public class CodeSnippet


public string Name { get; set; }

public string Code { get; set; }



How to Use LINQ query on a DataTable in C#?

1 Comment

  1. sunil

    var value = from Query in DT.AsEnumerable()
    where Query.Field(“ID”) == Value
    select (
    UserId = Query.Field(“ID”).ToString(),
    UserName = Query.Field(“Name”).ToString(),
    Count = Query.Field(“Count”).ToString()

    return value.First().Count;

    August 15, 2015 - 9:09 pm – Reply

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