c# - clone DataTable structure including all schemas and constraints

How to clone structure of a DataTable including all schemas and constraints in ado.net
DataTableCloneMethod.aspx
<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<script runat="server">
    protected void Button1_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
    {
        DataTable dt = new DataTable();
        dt.TableName = "Books";

        DataColumn dc1 = new DataColumn();
        dc1.ColumnName = "BookID";
        dc1.DataType = typeof(int);
        dc1.AllowDBNull = false;
        dc1.Unique = true;

        DataColumn dc2 = new DataColumn();
        dc2.ColumnName = "BookName";
        dc2.DataType = typeof(string);

        DataColumn dc3 = new DataColumn();
        dc3.ColumnName = "Author";
        dc3.DataType = typeof(string);

        dt.Columns.AddRange(new DataColumn[] { dc1, dc2, dc3 });

        dt.Rows.Add(new object[] { 1, "WordPress 2.9 E-Commerce", "Brian Bondari" });
        dt.Rows.Add(new object[] { 2, "WordPress Complete", "Hasin Hayder" });

        dt.AcceptChanges();

        GridView1.DataSource = dt;
        GridView1.DataBind();

        DataTable myCloneTable;
        //this line make a clone of 'Books' DataTable
        myCloneTable = dt.Clone();
        myCloneTable.TableName = "MoreBooks";

        myCloneTable.Rows.Add(new object[] { 1, "WordPress Theme Design", "Tessa Blakeley Silver" });
        //uncomment that line to get an error message because
        //Clone DataTable keeps original DataTable schemas and constraints
        //myCloneTable.Rows.Add(new object[] { 1, "WordPress Theme Design", "Tessa Blakeley Silver" });

        Label1.Text = "Clone of the DataTable. Using DataTable.Clone Method";
        Label1.Text += "<br />After clone we insert a new row<br />";

        GridView2.DataSource = myCloneTable;
        GridView2.DataBind();
    }
</script>

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    <title>How to clone structure of a DataTable including all schemas and constraints in ado.net</title>
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<body>
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        <h2 style="color:DarkBlue; font-style:italic;">
            How to clone structure of a DataTable
            <br /> including all schemas and constraints in ado.net
        </h2>
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        <asp:GridView 
            ID="GridView1"
            runat="server"
            BorderColor="Snow"
            ForeColor="Snow"
            Width="525"
            >
            <HeaderStyle BackColor="DarkOliveGreen" />
            <RowStyle BackColor="Orange" />
            <AlternatingRowStyle BackColor="DarkOrange" />
        </asp:GridView>
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        <asp:Label
             ID="Label1"
             runat="server"
             Font-Size="Large"
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             Font-Italic="true"
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            ID="GridView2"
            runat="server"
            BorderColor="Snow"
            ForeColor="Snow"
            Width="525"
            ShowHeaderWhenEmpty="true"
            >
            <HeaderStyle BackColor="DarkOliveGreen" />
            <RowStyle BackColor="Orange" />
            <AlternatingRowStyle BackColor="DarkOrange" />
        </asp:GridView>
        <br />
        <asp:Button 
            ID="Button1"
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            OnClick="Button1_Click"
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