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Linq to sql convery results to typed dataset

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After I execute the linq query and get the results, is it possible to convert the result set to a typed dataset?
for eg. the code i have is:
   Dim ItemInfo = _
    From Items In dataContext.Items _
    Where Items.ItemNmbr = txtItem.Text.Trim _
    Select Items

I want to convert iteminfo to something like
dim dtitem as new dsItem.dtItemDatatable
then convert iteminfo to type dtItem
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You can use the CopyToDataTable function.
Here is an article that describes it.
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb396189.aspx
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you could directly cast the items into the type you want them to be, then the query output would be IEnumerable<whateverTypeYouWant>:
Dim ItemInfo = _
    From Items In dataContext.Items _
    Where Items.ItemNmbr = txtItem.Text.Trim _
    Select new SomeClass() { name = Items.name }
//not sure how that works in VB...

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thanks
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