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IQueryProvider Interface

Updated: September 2008

Defines methods to create and execute queries that are described by an IQueryable object.

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

public interface IQueryProvider

The IQueryProvider interface is intended for implementation by query providers.

For more information about how to create your own LINQ provider, see Walkthrough: Creating an IQueryable LINQ Provider in the MSDN Library and LINQ: Building an IQueryable Provider on MSDN Blogs.

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




September 2008

Added links about custom query providers.

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