MediaEntryAttribute Class


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Signifies that the specified class is to be treated as a media link entry.

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


[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Class, AllowMultiple = false, 
	Inherited = true)]
public sealed class MediaEntryAttribute : Attribute


Creates a new instance of MediaEntryAttribute.


The name of the property on the class that holds the media, usually binary data.


When implemented in a derived class, gets a unique identifier for this Attribute.(Inherited from Attribute.)


This API supports the product infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code. Returns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object.(Inherited from Attribute.)


Returns the hash code for this instance.(Inherited from Attribute.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


When overridden in a derived class, indicates whether the value of this instance is the default value for the derived class.(Inherited from Attribute.)


When overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object.(Inherited from Attribute.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.GetIDsOfNames(Guid, IntPtr, UInt32, UInt32, IntPtr)

Maps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.GetTypeInfo(UInt32, UInt32, IntPtr)

Retrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface.(Inherited from Attribute.)


Retrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1).(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.Invoke(UInt32, Guid, UInt32, Int16, IntPtr, IntPtr, IntPtr, IntPtr)

Provides access to properties and methods exposed by an object.(Inherited from Attribute.)

The class is treated as a media link entry, which is an AtomPub protocol for handling binary data and metadata about that binary data.

A type marked with this attribute has altered behavior when SaveChanges is called. The media property is also called a Media resource. On saving, the media property of the type denoted by the MediaMemberName property, is inserted by a POST request to the URI /<EntitySet>/$value.

After the POST, a PUT request with all the properties on the type other than the MediaMemberName property, which is binary content, are sent to the URI /<EntitySet>(<key>).

For more information about using attributes, see Extending Metadata Using Attributes.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Available since 2.0

Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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