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IRelatedEnd.Load Method (MergeOption)

Loads the related object or objects into the related end with the specified merge option.

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

void Load(
	MergeOption mergeOption


Type: System.Data.Objects.MergeOption
The MergeOption to use when merging objects into an existing EntityCollection<TEntity>.

The RelatedEnd class implements the Load method. Both the EntityCollection<TEntity> and EntityReference<TEntity> classes override this implementation.

Load is called to explicitly load related objects from a related end that is exposed by a navigation property. For more information, see Shaping Query Results (Entity Framework).

The Load method loads related objects from the data source whether or not IsLoaded is true.

.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.