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ObjectStateManager.GetObjectStateEntries Method

Returns a collection of ObjectStateEntry objects for objects or relationships with the given state.

Namespace:  System.Data.Objects
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

public IEnumerable<ObjectStateEntry> GetObjectStateEntries(
	EntityState state


Type: System.Data.EntityState
An EntityState used to filter the returned ObjectStateEntry objects.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<ObjectStateEntry>
A collection of ObjectStateEntry objects in the given EntityState.


When state is Detached.

The EntityState is a bit field, so state entries for multiple states can be retrieved in one call by doing a bitwise OR of more than one EntityState values.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.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.