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CanBeReferencedRequest Class

Dynamics CRM 2013

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

Contains the data that is needed to check whether the specified entity can be the primary entity (one) in a one-to-many relationship.

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

[DataContractAttribute(Namespace="http://schemas.microsoft.com/xrm/2011/Contracts")] 
public sealed class CanBeReferencedRequest : OrganizationRequest

The following example shows how to use this message. For this sample to work correctly, you must be connected to the server to get an IOrganizationService interface. For the complete sample, see the link later in this topic.


/// <summary>
/// Determines whether two entities are eligible to participate in a relationship
/// </summary>
/// <param name="referencedEntity">Primary Entity</param>
/// <param name="referencingEntity">Referencing Entity</param>
/// <returns></returns>
public bool EligibleCreateOneToManyRelationship(string referencedEntity, 
    string referencingEntity)
{
    //Checks whether the specified entity can be the primary entity in one-to-many
    //relationship.
    CanBeReferencedRequest canBeReferencedRequest = new CanBeReferencedRequest
    {
        EntityName = referencedEntity
    };

    CanBeReferencedResponse canBeReferencedResponse =
        (CanBeReferencedResponse)_serviceProxy.Execute(canBeReferencedRequest);

    if (!canBeReferencedResponse.CanBeReferenced)
    {
        Console.WriteLine(
            "Entity {0} can't be the primary entity in this one-to-many relationship", 
            referencedEntity);
    }

    //Checks whether the specified entity can be the referencing entity in one-to-many
    //relationship.
    CanBeReferencingRequest canBereferencingRequest = new CanBeReferencingRequest
    {
        EntityName = referencingEntity
    };

    CanBeReferencingResponse canBeReferencingResponse =
        (CanBeReferencingResponse)_serviceProxy.Execute(canBereferencingRequest);

    if (!canBeReferencingResponse.CanBeReferencing)
    {
        Console.WriteLine(
            "Entity {0} can't be the referencing entity in this one-to-many relationship", 
            referencingEntity);
    }


    if (canBeReferencedResponse.CanBeReferenced == true
        && canBeReferencingResponse.CanBeReferencing == true)
    {
        return true;
    }
    else
    {
        return false;
    }
}

Message Availability

For this message to work, the caller must be connected to the server.

Usage

Pass an instance of this class to the Execute method, which returns an instance of the CanBeReferencedResponse class.

Privileges and Access Rights

To perform this action, the caller must have the required privileges, as listed in CanBeReferenced Privileges.


System.Object
   Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.OrganizationRequest
    Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Messages.CanBeReferencedRequest

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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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