CreateObjectSet(TEntity) Method
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ObjectContext.CreateObjectSet<TEntity> Method

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

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

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

Type Parameters


Entity type of the requested ObjectSet<TEntity>.

Return Value

Type: System.Data.Objects.ObjectSet<TEntity>
The new ObjectSet<TEntity> instance.


The DefaultContainerName property is not set on the ObjectContext.


The specified type belongs to more than one entity set.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.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.

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