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ContextualNameRule Element
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ContextualNameRule Element (XML)

 

Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

Provides a hint on the best way to construct a composite name for the attribute.


<RelationshipEndVisualizationProperties>
   ...
   <ContextualNameRule>...</ContextualNameRule>
   ...
</RelationshipEndVisualizationProperties>

Characteristic

Description

Data type and length

String (enumeration)

Default value

-1

Cardinality

0-1: Optional element that occurs once and only once.

Relationship

Element

Parent elements

RelationshipEndVisualizationProperties

Child elements

None

Provides a hint to client applications about how to create unambiguous names for this attribute.

The value of the ContextualNameRule element is limited to one of the strings listed in the following table.

Value

Description

None

Use the name of the attribute.

Context

Use the name of the incoming relationship.

Merge

Following the rules of the application language, concatenate the name of the incoming relationship and the attribute name.

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