IRelatedEnd Interface

Defines the end of a relationship.

Namespace:  System.Data.Objects.DataClasses
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

public interface IRelatedEnd

IRelatedEnd defines the requirements for an object that represents an end in an association. This interface is implemented by the RelatedEnd class. RelatedEnd is the base class for the EntityCollection<TEntity> and EntityReference<TEntity> classes.

The example in this topic is based on the Adventure Works Sales Model, which was generated by the Entity Data Model Wizard.

The following example adds new SalesOrderHeader entities to the Contact entity. Then it gets all related ends from the Contact entity and displays relationship name, source role name, and target role name for each related end.

using (AdventureWorksEntities advWorksContext =
    new AdventureWorksEntities())
{
    Contact contact = new Contact();

    // Create a new SalesOrderHeader.
    SalesOrderHeader newSalesOrder1 = new SalesOrderHeader();
    // Add SalesOrderHeader to the Contact.
    contact.SalesOrderHeader.Add(newSalesOrder1);

    // Create another SalesOrderHeader.
    SalesOrderHeader newSalesOrder2 = new SalesOrderHeader();
    // Add SalesOrderHeader to the Contact.
    contact.SalesOrderHeader.Add(newSalesOrder2);

    // Get all related ends
    IEnumerable<IRelatedEnd> relEnds = 
        ((IEntityWithRelationships)contact).RelationshipManager
        .GetAllRelatedEnds();

    foreach (IRelatedEnd relEnd in relEnds)
    {
        Console.WriteLine("Relationship Name: {0}", relEnd.RelationshipName);
        Console.WriteLine("Source Role Name: {0}", relEnd.SourceRoleName);
        Console.WriteLine("Target Role Name: {0}", relEnd.TargetRoleName);
    }
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5 SP1
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