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StructuralObject.SetValidValue<T> Method (T, T, String)

Sets a complex object for the specified property.

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

protected internal T SetValidValue<T>(
	T oldValue,
	T newValue,
	string property
where T : ComplexObject

Type Parameters


The type of the complex object being replaced. This type must inherit from ComplexObject.


Type: T
The original complex object for the property, if any.
Type: T
The complex object that is being set.
Type: System.String
The complex property that is being set to the complex object.

Return Value

Type: T
A complex type that derives from ComplexObject.

Complex objects with null values are not supported.

This method replaces an existing complex object with a new complex object for the specified property.

.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.

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