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Table<TEntity>.GetOriginalEntityState Method

Returns a Table<TEntity> instance that contains the original state of the entity.

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

public TEntity GetOriginalEntityState(
	TEntity entity
)

Parameters

entity
Type: TEntity

The entity whose original state is to be returned.

Return Value

Type: TEntity
A Table<TEntity> instance that contains the original state of the entity.

This method returns the original state of an entity since it was either created or attached to the current DataContext. The original state of an entity that has been serialized and deserialized must be provided by an independent tracking mechanism and supplied when the entity is attached to a new DataContext. For more information, see Data Retrieval and CUD Operations in N-Tier Applications (LINQ to SQL).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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