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MetadataWorkspace.TryGetItem<T> Method (String, DataSpace, T%)

Returns an item by using the specified identity and the data model.

Namespace:  System.Data.Metadata.Edm
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

public bool TryGetItem<T>(
	string identity,
	DataSpace space,
	out T item
where T : GlobalItem

Type Parameters


The type returned by the method.


Type: System.String
The identity of the item.
Type: System.Data.Metadata.Edm.DataSpace
The conceptual model on which the item is searched.
Type: T%
When this method returns, contains a GlobalItem object.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if there is an item that matches the search criteria; otherwise, false.

.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.