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ObjectQuery.IEnumerable.GetEnumerator Method

Returns an enumerator that iterates through a collection.

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

IEnumerator IEnumerable.GetEnumerator()

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.IEnumerator
An IEnumerator that can be used to iterate through the collection.

Implements

IEnumerable.GetEnumerator()

Calling IEnumerable.GetEnumerator executes the query with the merge option that is specified by the MergeOption property.

The foreach statement of the C# language (For Each in Visual Basic) hides the complexity of the enumerators. Therefore, using foreach is recommended, instead of directly manipulating the enumerator.

Enumerators can be used to read the data in the collection, but they cannot be used to modify the underlying collection.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5 SP1
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