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IEntityDesignerExtendedProperty Interface
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IEntityDesignerExtendedProperty Interface

Exposes methods for adding properties to objects that are visible to a user in the Entity Data Model Designer or the Model Browser.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Data.Entity.Design.Extensibility
Assembly:  Microsoft.Data.Entity.Design.Extensibility (in Microsoft.Data.Entity.Design.Extensibility.dll)

public interface IEntityDesignerExtendedProperty

The IEntityDesignerExtendedProperty type exposes the following members.

Public methodCreatePropertyCreates a new property for an object that is selected in the Entity Data Model Designer or the Model Browser.

In a Visual Studio extension, the IEntityDesignerExtendedProperty interface exposes methods for extending the functionality of the Entity Data Model Designer (Entity Designer). Specifically, the CreateProperty method of this interface allows you to create custom properties that are displayed in the Visual Studio Properties window. The CreateProperty method is called when a specified object in the Entity Designer or the Model Browser is selected by a user.

For more information about extending the functionality of the ADO.NET Entity Data Model Tools, see Extending the Entity Data Model Tools and ADO.NET Entity Data Model Designer Extension Starter Kit.

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