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MetaType Class

Represents the mapping of a domain object type to the columns of a database table.

System.Object
  System.Data.Linq.Mapping.MetaType

Namespace:  System.Data.Linq.Mapping
Assembly:  System.Data.Linq (in System.Data.Linq.dll)

'Declaration
Public MustInherit Class MetaType

The MetaType type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneMetaTypeInitializes a new instance of the MetaType class.
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  NameDescription
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneAssociationsGets an enumeration of all the associations.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneCanInstantiateGets whether the underlying type can be instantiated as the result of a query.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneDataMembersGets an enumeration of all the data members (fields and properties).
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneDBGeneratedIdentityMemberGets the member that represents the auto-generated identity column.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneDerivedTypesGets an enumeration of the immediate derived types in an inheritance hierarchy.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneDiscriminatorGets the member that represents the inheritance discriminator column.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneHasAnyLoadMethodGets a value that indicates whether the current MetaType or any of its bases types has an OnLoaded method.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneHasAnyValidateMethodGets a value that indicates whether the MetaType or any of its bases types has an OnValidate method.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneHasInheritanceGets a value indicating whether the type is part of a mapped inheritance hierarchy.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneHasInheritanceCodeGets a value indicating whether this type defines an inheritance code.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneHasUpdateCheckGets a value indicating whether the type has any persistent member that may require a test for optimistic concurrency conflicts.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneIdentityMembersGets an enumeration of all the data members that define the unique identity of the type.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneIndexesGets a read-only collection of MetaType indexes.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneInheritanceBaseGets the base meta-type in the inheritance hierarchy.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneInheritanceCodeGets a value indicating whether this type defines an inheritance code.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneInheritanceDefaultGets a value indicating whether this type is used as the default of an inheritance hierarchy.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneInheritanceRootGets the root type of the inheritance hierarchy.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneInheritanceTypesGets a collection of all types that are defined by an inheritance hierarchy.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneIsEntityGets a value indicating whether the MetaType is an entity type.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneIsInheritanceDefaultGets a value indicating whether this type is used as the default of an inheritance hierarchy.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneModelGets the MetaModel that contains this MetaType.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneNameGets the name of the MetaType.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneOnLoadedMethodGets information about the OnLoaded method contained by this meta-type.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneOnValidateMethodGets information about the OnValidate method contained by this meta-type.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhonePersistentDataMembersGets a collection of all the persistent data members.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneTableGets the MetaTable that uses this MetaType for row definition.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneTypeGets the underlying common language runtime (CLR) type.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneVersionMemberGets a row-version or timestamp column for this MetaType.
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  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneGetDataMemberGets the MetaDataMember associated with the specified member.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneGetInheritanceTypeGets the MetaType for an inheritance subtype.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneGetTypeForInheritanceCodeGets the meta-type associated with the specified inheritance code.
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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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