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DataServiceQuery<TElement>.Execute Method

Executes the query and returns the results as a collection that implements IEnumerable.

Namespace:  System.Data.Services.Client
Assembly:  System.Data.Services.Client (in System.Data.Services.Client.dll)

public IEnumerable<TElement> Execute()

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<TElement>
An IEnumerable<T> in which T represents the type of the query results.

When iterating over the returned collection, if an object is encountered in the input stream that cannot be deserialized to an instance of T then a NotSupportedException is thrown.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.