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I am new to, having difficulty populating combobox with sql server compact 3.5 tables.i am encountering the following error "NotSuppoertedException was unhandled "
in this line Error - Me.ComboBox1.DataSource = Me.con.GetSchema("TABLES")
can someome please help me on how do i use the sql query instead of GetSchema method.


Private con As New SqlCeConnection("Provider=;Data Source= C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v3.5\Samples\Northwind.sdf;Persist Security Info=False") 
  Private adapter As New SqlCeDataAdapter(String.Empty, Me.con) 
  Private data As DataTable 
Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As Object, _ 
                   ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load 
        Me.ComboBox1.DisplayMember = "TABLE_NAME" 
        Me.ComboBox1.ValueMember = "TABLE_NAME" 
        Me.ComboBox1.DataSource = Me.con.GetSchema("TABLES") 
  End Sub 
  Private Sub ComboBox1_SelectedIndexChanged(ByVal sender As Object, _ 
                                          ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles ComboBox1.SelectedIndexChanged 
        If Me.ComboBox1.SelectedItem IsNot Nothing Then 
 = New DataTable 
          Me.adapter.SelectCommand.CommandText = String.Format("SELECT * FROM [{0}]", Me.ComboBox1.SelectedValue) 
          Me.DataGridView1.DataSource = Nothing 
          Me.DataGridView1.DataSource = 
        End If 
  End Sub
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Posted 23-Sep-12 16:02pm
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 23-Sep-12 23:45pm
I think it can be pretty hard to populate 3.5 tables. Why not using integer number of tables, 3 or 4? :-)

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