IRelatedEnd.Add Method (IEntityWithRelationships)


Adds an object to the related end.

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

void Add(
	IEntityWithRelationships entity


Type: System.Data.Objects.DataClasses.IEntityWithRelationships

An object to add to the collection. entity must implement IEntityWithRelationships.

The Add method adds an object to the related end. The related end must be an EntityCollection<TEntity>.

When the source object implements IEntityWithRelationships and is being tracked in the ObjectStateManager, the object being added is also tracked.

The RelatedEnd class explicitly implements the Add method. The EntityCollection<TEntity> class uses this implementation. For more information, see Add.

If the related end is an EntityReference<TEntity> and the Value property of the reference is not null, this method throws an exception.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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