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StringPropertyConfiguration Class

Entity Framework 5.0

Used to configure a string property of an entity type or complex type. This configuration functionality is exposed by the Code First Fluent API, see DbModelBuilder.

Namespace:  System.Data.Entity.ModelConfiguration.Configuration
Assembly:  EntityFramework (in EntityFramework.dll)
public class StringPropertyConfiguration : LengthPropertyConfiguration

The StringPropertyConfiguration type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodEqualsDetermines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. This method is hidden from IntelliSense. (Overrides LengthPropertyConfiguration.Equals(Object).)
Protected methodFinalize (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. This method is hidden from IntelliSense. (Overrides LengthPropertyConfiguration.GetHashCode().)
Public methodGetTypeGets the type of the current instance. This method is hidden from IntelliSense.
Public methodHasColumnNameConfigures the name of the database column used to store the property.
Public methodHasColumnOrder Configures the order of the database column used to store the property. This method is also used to specify key ordering when an entity type has a composite key.
Public methodHasColumnType Configures the data type of the database column used to store the property.
Public methodHasDatabaseGeneratedOption Configures how values for the property are generated by the database.
Public methodHasMaxLengthConfigures the property to have the specified maximum length.
Public methodIsConcurrencyToken() Configures the property to be used as an optimistic concurrency token.
Public methodIsConcurrencyToken(Nullable<Boolean>) Configures whether or not the property is to be used as an optimistic concurrency token.
Public methodIsFixedLengthConfigures the property to be fixed length. Use HasMaxLength to set the length that the property is fixed to.
Public methodIsMaxLengthConfigures the property to allow the maximum length supported by the database provider.
Public methodIsOptionalConfigures the property to be optional. The database column used to store this property will be nullable. string properties are optional by default.
Public methodIsRequired Configures the property to be required. The database column used to store this property will be non-nullable.
Public methodIsUnicode()Configures the property to support Unicode string content.
Public methodIsUnicode(Nullable<Boolean>)Configures whether or not the property supports Unicode string content.
Public methodIsVariableLengthConfigures the property to be of variable length. string properties are variable length by default.
Protected methodMemberwiseClone (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. This method is hidden from IntelliSense. (Overrides LengthPropertyConfiguration.ToString().)
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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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