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EntityModelSchemaGenerator Class

Generates conceptual schema definition language (CSDL) and mapping specification language (MSL), based on store schema definition language (SSDL).

System::Object
  System.Data.Entity.Design::EntityModelSchemaGenerator

Namespace:  System.Data.Entity.Design
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity.Design (in System.Data.Entity.Design.dll)
public ref class EntityModelSchemaGenerator sealed

The EntityModelSchemaGenerator type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodEntityModelSchemaGenerator(EntityContainer)Initializes a new instance of the EntityModelSchemaGenerator class.
Public methodEntityModelSchemaGenerator(EntityContainer, String, String)Initializes a new instance of the EntityModelSchemaGenerator class.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyEdmItemCollectionGets the EdmItemCollection that was created by the GenerateMetadata method.
Public propertyEntityContainerGets the conceptual model EntityContainer that was created by the GenerateMetadata method.
Public propertyGenerateForeignKeyPropertiesGets or sets the flag for generating foreign key properties in a conceptual model.
Public propertyPluralizationServiceGets or sets the PluralizationService value that indicates the service used when generating a model.
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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 methodGenerateMetadata()Generates the conceptual model metadata information and returns any schema errors.
Public methodGenerateMetadata(Version)Generates the conceptual model metadata information and returns any schema errors.
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.)
Public methodWriteModelSchema(String)Writes the generated conceptual schema definition language (CSDL) to the specified file.
Public methodWriteModelSchema(XmlWriter)Writes the generated conceptual schema definition language (CSDL) to an XmlWriter object.
Public methodWriteStorageMapping(String)Writes the generated mapping specification language (MSL) to the specified file.
Public methodWriteStorageMapping(XmlWriter)Writes the generated mapping specification language (MSL) to an XmlWriter object.
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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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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