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CompiledQuery.Compile<TArg0, TResult> Method (Expression<Func<TArg0, TResult>>)

Compiles the query.

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

public static Func<TArg0, TResult> Compile<TArg0, TResult>(
	Expression<Func<TArg0, TResult>> query
where TArg0 : DataContext

Type Parameters


Represents the type of the parameter that has to be passed in when executing the delegate returned by the Compile method.


The type of T in the System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<T> returned when executing the delegate returned by the Compile method.


Type: System.Linq.Expressions.Expression<Func<TArg0, TResult>>
The query expression to be compiled.

Return Value

Type: System.Func<TArg0, TResult>
A generic delegate that represents the compiled query.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.