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How Do I reorder dataTable columns

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I have a populated DataTable with a number of columns. The dataTable is filled with data from a database.
My question is how do I reorder those columns because I would like to import the data to a CVS file. In the CVS file I would like to arrange the columns in a particular order. I want the answer in VB.NET 2003.
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Question by:LukeSayaw
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   // Get the DefaultViewManager of a DataTable.
   DataView myDataView = DataTable1.DefaultView;
   // By default, the first column sorted ascending.
   myDataView.Sort = "State, ZipCode DESC";
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Why don't you collect them from the database in the order you want to output them to CSV?  E.g.

   SELECT Field5, Field1, Field2 ... FROM myTable

instead of

   SELECT * FROM myTable

or

   SELECT Field1, Field2 ... Field5 FROM myTable

Roger
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by:LukeSayaw
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Thank you both of you for the solutions provided. But I do not think that the provided solutions will solve the problem. I will probably get back to you with more detailed explanation of the problem when I get back to work.

Catch u later
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