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ObjectStateManager.TryGetObjectStateEntry Method (Object, ObjectStateEntry%)

Tries to retrieve the corresponding ObjectStateEntry for the specified Object.

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

public bool TryGetObjectStateEntry(
	Object entity,
	out ObjectStateEntry entry


Type: System.Object
The Object to which the retrieved ObjectStateEntry belongs.
Type: System.Data.Objects.ObjectStateEntry%
When this method returns, contains the ObjectStateEntry for the given EntityKey This parameter is passed uninitialized.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
A Boolean value that is true if there is a corresponding ObjectStateEntry for the given object; otherwise, false.

Use the TryGetObjectStateEntry(Object, ObjectStateEntry) method to return an ObjectStateEntry without having to handle the InvalidOperationException raised by the GetObjectStateEntry(Object) method.

.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.