DbSet.Create Method (Type)

[This page is specific to the Entity Framework version 6. The latest version is available as the 'Entity Framework' NuGet package. For more information about Entity Framework, see msdn.com/data/ef.]

Creates a new instance of an entity for the type of this set or for a type derived from the type of this set. Note that this instance is NOT added or attached to the set. The instance returned will be a proxy if the underlying context is configured to create proxies and the entity type meets the requirements for creating a proxy.

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

public virtual Object Create(
	Type derivedEntityType


Type: System.Type
The type of entity to create.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The entity instance, which may be a proxy.