Defines methods to create and execute queries that are described by an IQueryable object.
Assembly: System.Core (in System.Core.dll)
|CreateQuery(Expression)||Constructs an IQueryable object that can evaluate the query represented by a specified expression tree.|
|CreateQuery<TElement>(Expression)||Constructs an IQueryable<T> object that can evaluate the query represented by a specified expression tree.|
|Execute(Expression)||Executes the query represented by a specified expression tree.|
|Execute<TResult>(Expression)||Executes the strongly-typed query represented by a specified expression tree.|
The interface is intended for implementation by query providers.
For more information about how to create your own LINQ provider, see LINQ: Building an IQueryable Provider on MSDN Blogs.
.NET FrameworkSupported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5
.NET Framework Client ProfileSupported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Portable Class LibrarySupported in: Portable Class Library
.NET for Windows Store appsSupported in: Windows 8
.NET for Windows Phone appsSupported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8
Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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)
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