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DesignerDataConnection Class

Represents a connection to a data store in a design tool. This class cannot be inherited.

System.Object
  System.ComponentModel.Design.Data.DesignerDataConnection

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.Design.Data
Assembly:  System.Design (in System.Design.dll)

public sealed class DesignerDataConnection

The DesignerDataConnection type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodDesignerDataConnection(String, String, String)Initializes a new instance of the DesignerDataConnection class with the specified name, data provider, and connection string.
Public methodDesignerDataConnection(String, String, String, Boolean)Initializes a new instance of the DesignerDataConnection class with the specified name, data provider, and connection string, and indicates whether the connection was loaded from a configuration file.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyConnectionStringGets the application connection string defined for the connection.
Public propertyIsConfiguredGets a value indicating whether the connection information is in the application's configuration file.
Public propertyNameGets the name of the data connection.
Public propertyProviderNameGets the name of the provider used to access the underlying data store.
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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The DesignerDataConnection object represents a connection to a data store in the design tool. Typically a DesignerDataConnection object is returned as part of the Connections property, and is created either by reading the application's configuration file or by calling the BuildConnection method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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

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