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EntityState Enumeration

Dynamics CRM 2013

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online

Indicates the state of an entity as tracked by the OrganizationServiceContext and indicates to the server the operation that should be performed for a related entity.

Namespace: Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk
Assembly: Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk (in Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.dll)

[DataContractAttribute(Name="EntityState", Namespace="http://schemas.microsoft.com/xrm/2011/Contracts")] 
public enum EntityState

Member nameDescription
ChangedThe entity was changed since the last call to SaveChanges. Value = 2.
CreatedThe entity was created since the last call to SaveChanges. Value = 1.
UnchangedThe entity is unchanged since the last call to SaveChanges. Value = 0.

The OrganizationServiceContext sets this value after the SaveChanges method is called and uses this value to track changes to entities. You can also set this value to Changed for a related entity to indicate to the service context that the related entity has been changed and that those changes need to be passed to the server. The service context sends changes to the server when the SaveChanges method is called.


Development Platforms

Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7 (All Versions), Windows 8 (All Versions)

Target Platforms

Windows Server 2008, ,Windows Server 2012, ,Windows 7 (All Versions),

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