MetadataWorkspace.TryGetEntityContainer Method (String, Boolean, DataSpace, EntityContainer)


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Returns an EntityContainer object by using the specified entity container name and the data model.

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

public bool TryGetEntityContainer(
	string name,
	bool ignoreCase,
	DataSpace dataSpace,
	out EntityContainer entityContainer


Type: System.String

The name of the entity container.

Type: System.Boolean

true to perform the case-insensitive search; otherwise, false.

Type: System.Data.Metadata.Edm.DataSpace

The conceptual model on which the entity container is searched.

Type: System.Data.Metadata.Edm.EntityContainer

When this method returns, contains an EntityContainer object. If there is no entity container, this output parameter contains null; otherwise, it returns the first entity container. This parameter is passed uninitialized.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if there is an entity container that matches the search criteria; otherwise, false.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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