ObjectContext.CreateObjectSet<TEntity> Method (String)

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Creates a new ObjectSet<TEntity> instance that is used to query, add, modify, and delete objects of the specified type and with the specified entity set name.

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

public ObjectSet<TEntity> CreateObjectSet<TEntity>(
	string entitySetName
)
where TEntity : class

Parameters

entitySetName
Type: System.String

Name of the entity set for the returned ObjectSet<TEntity>. The string must be qualified by the default container name if the DefaultContainerName property is not set on the ObjectContext.

Return Value

Type: System.Data.Objects.ObjectSet<TEntity>

The new ObjectSet<TEntity> instance.

Type Parameters

TEntity

Entity type of the requested ObjectSet<TEntity>.

Exception Condition
InvalidOperationException

The EntitySet from entitySetName does not match the EntitySet of the object’s EntityKey.

-or-

The DefaultContainerName property is not set on the ObjectContext and the name is not qualified as part of the entitySetName parameter.

-or-

The specified type belongs to more than one entity set.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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