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ObjectContext Constructor (EntityConnection)

Initializes a new instance of the ObjectContext class with the given connection. During construction, the metadata workspace is extracted from the EntityConnection object.

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

public ObjectContext(
	EntityConnection connection


Type: System.Data.EntityClient.EntityConnection

An EntityConnection that contains references to the model and to the data source connection.


The connection is null.


The connection is invalid.


The metadata workspace is invalid.

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 SP1