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EntityClassGenerator Class

Generates object context and entity classes (object layer code) from conceptual schema definition language (CSDL) files.

System.Object
  System.Data.Entity.Design.EntityClassGenerator

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

public sealed class EntityClassGenerator

The EntityClassGenerator type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodEntityClassGenerator()Initializes a new instance of the EntityClassGenerator class with a GenerateCSharpCode language option.
Public methodEntityClassGenerator(LanguageOption)Initializes a new instance of the EntityClassGenerator class with the specified LanguageOption.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyEdmToObjectNamespaceMapGets an EdmToObjectNamespaceMap that contains the conceptual schema definition language (CSDL) to code namespace mappings.
Public propertyLanguageOptionGets or sets a LanguageOption value that indicates the language of the generated code.
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGenerateCode(String, String)Generates a source code file that contains the objects that were generated from the specified conceptual schema definition language (CSDL) file.
Public methodGenerateCode(XmlReader, TextWriter)Generates source code using the conceptual schema definition language (CSDL) file contained in the XmlReader object and outputs the generated source code to a TextWriter.
Public methodGenerateCode(String, String, IEnumerable<String>)Generates source code using the specified conceptual schema definition language (CSDL) file. The list of schema file paths is used to resolve any references contained in the CSDL file.
Public methodGenerateCode(XmlReader, TextWriter, IEnumerable<XmlReader>)Generates source code based on the conceptual schema definition language (CSDL) file in the XmlReader object, then outputs the generated source code to a TextWriter. An IList of XmlReader objects is used to resolve any references that are contained in the CSDL file.
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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  NameDescription
Public eventOnPropertyGeneratedOccurs when a property has changed.
Public eventOnTypeGeneratedOccurs when type information has changed.
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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1

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)

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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