Returns an instance that contains the original state of the entity.
Assembly: System.Data.Linq (in System.Data.Linq.dll)
This method returns the original state of an entity since it was either created or attached to the current DataContext. The original state of an entity that has been serialized and deserialized must be provided by an independent tracking mechanism and supplied when the entity is attached to a new DataContext. For more information, see Data Retrieval and CUD Operations in N-Tier Applications (LINQ to SQL).
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003
The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.