EntityDataSourceContextCreatingEventArgs.Context Property


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Gets the ObjectContext that is used by the data source.

Namespace:   System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web.Entity (in System.Web.Entity.dll)

public ObjectContext Context { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Data.Objects.ObjectContext

The object context that is used by the data source.

The Context property can be assigned to a long-running ObjectContext in the handler for the E:System.Data.WebControls.EntityDataSourceView.ContextCreating event. For more information, see Object Context Life-Cycle Management (EntityDataSource).

The following example shows the creation of an ObjectContext variable of the Page object and its assignment to the Context property of the EntityDataSourceContextCreatingEventArgs object.

public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
        AdventureWorksModel.AdventureWorksEntities objCtx =
            new AdventureWorksModel.AdventureWorksEntities();

        protected void EntityDataSource2_ContextCreating(object sender, 
            EntityDataSourceContextCreatingEventArgs e)
            e.Context = objCtx;

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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