DataContext.GetTable<TEntity> Method ()


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Returns a collection of objects of a particular type, where the type is defined by the TEntity parameter.

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

public Table<TEntity> GetTable<TEntity>()
where TEntity : class

Return Value

Type: System.Data.Linq.Table<TEntity>

A collection of objects defined by the TEntity parameter.

Type Parameters


The type of the objects to be returned.

This method is the main entry point for querying. When a strongly typed DataContext is created, new generated properties encapsulate calls to this method. For example, a Customers property is generated that returns GetTable<Customer>.

If there is no collection for a particular type, an exception is thrown.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.1
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