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QueryOperationResponse(Of T).GetContinuation Method

Gets a DataServiceQueryContinuation(Of T) object that contains the URI that is used to retrieve the next results page.

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

Public Function GetContinuation As DataServiceQueryContinuation(Of T)

Return Value

Type: System.Data.Services.Client.DataServiceQueryContinuation(Of T)
An object that contains the URI that is used to return the next results page.

This example uses the GetContinuation method in a do…while loop to load Customers entities from a paged results from the data service.

' Create the DataServiceContext using the service URI.
Dim context = New NorthwindEntities(svcUri)
Dim token As DataServiceQueryContinuation(Of Customer) = Nothing
Dim pageCount = 0

    ' Execute the query for all customers and get the response object.
    Dim response As QueryOperationResponse(Of Customer) = _
        CType(context.Customers.Execute(), QueryOperationResponse(Of Customer))

    ' With a paged response from the service, use a do...while loop 
    ' to enumerate the results before getting the next link.
        ' Write the page number.
        Console.WriteLine("Page {0}:", pageCount + 1)

        ' If nextLink is not null, then there is a new page to load.
        If token IsNot Nothing Then
            ' Load the new page from the next link URI.
            response = CType(context.Execute(Of Customer)(token),  _
            QueryOperationResponse(Of Customer))
        End If

        ' Enumerate the customers in the response.
        For Each customer As Customer In response
            Console.WriteLine(vbTab & "Customer Name: {0}", customer.CompanyName)

        ' Get the next link, and continue while there is a next link.
        token = response.GetContinuation()
    Loop While token IsNot Nothing
Catch ex As DataServiceQueryException
    Throw New ApplicationException( _
            "An error occurred during query execution.", ex)
End Try

.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.