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EntityDataSource.ContextTypeName Property

Gets or sets the fully qualified name of the typed ObjectContext that is used by the EntityDataSource control.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web.Entity (in System.Web.Entity.dll)

public string ContextTypeName { get; set; }
<asp:EntityDataSource ContextTypeName="String" />

Property Value

Type: System.String
A String that is the fully qualified name of the type.

The ContextTypeName property of the EntityDataSource control is a string that specifies the fully qualified type name of the typed ObjectContext that is used by the EntityDataSource control. If the ContextTypeName property is not specified, both the DefaultContainerName and ConnectionString properties must be set for the control to create the ObjectContext.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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