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Table<TEntity>.GetOriginalEntityState Method

Returns an 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


Type: TEntity

The entity whose original state is to be returned.

Return Value

Type: TEntity
A Table<TEntity> instance in its original state.

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).

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

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