Filtering a dataset using RowFilter of dataview in Csharp

In this blog we will know how to Filter a dataset using dataview RowFilter.


App.xml file


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>



                        <add key="dsn" value="Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=..\emp.mdb" />




using System;

using System.Collections.Generic;

using System.ComponentModel;

using System.Data;

using System.Drawing;

using System.Linq;

using System.Text;

using System.Windows.Forms;

using System.Data.OleDb;

namespace DataView_RowFilter


    public partial class Form1 : Form


        string ConnectionString = System.Configuration.ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings["dsn"];

        OleDbCommand com;

        OleDbDataAdapter oledbda;

        DataSet ds;


        string str;

        public Form1()





        private void btndisplayall_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)


            OleDbConnection con = new OleDbConnection(ConnectionString);


            str = "select * from student";

            com = new OleDbCommand(str, con);

            oledbda = new OleDbDataAdapter(com);

            ds = new DataSet();

            oledbda.Fill(ds, "student");

            dataGridView1.DataSource = ds;

            dataGridView1.DataMember = "student";




        private void btndisplay_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)


            DataTable dt;

            dt = ds.Tables["student"];

            DataView dv = new DataView(dt);

            dv.RowFilter = "sname='" + textBox1.Text + "'";

            dataGridView1.DataSource = dv;