DirectionType Enumeration

SharePoint 2010

Represents a direction parameter for methods on external system objects.

Namespace:  Microsoft.BusinessData.MetadataModel
Assembly:  Microsoft.BusinessData (in Microsoft.BusinessData.dll)

public enum DirectionType

Member nameDescription
InSpecifies an input-only parameter.
OutSpecifies an output-only parameter.
InOutSpecifies an input and output parameter.
ReturnSpecifies a parameter representing the return value from the final .NET Framework method invocation on the external system object.

The ReturnParameter field on the MethodInstance metadata object implements the specific Out, InOut, and Return parameter that the business data service metadata can tag as the parameter that the invocation returns.