DbExtensions.Include Method (IQueryable, String)

Entity Framework 5.0

Specifies the related objects to include in the query results.

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

public static IQueryable Include(
	this IQueryable source,
	string path


Type: System.Linq.IQueryable

The source IQueryable on which to call Include.

Type: System.String

The dot-separated list of related objects to return in the query results.

Return Value

Type: System.Linq.IQueryable
A new IQueryable with the defined query path.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type IQueryable. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb384936(v=vs.103).aspx or https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383977(v=vs.103).aspx.