Entity Class

Represents a container for members and their attribute values and explicit hierarchies.

Namespace:  Microsoft.MasterDataServices.Services.DataContracts
Assembly:  Microsoft.MasterDataServices.Services (in Microsoft.MasterDataServices.Services.dll)

[DataContractAttribute(Name = "Entity", Namespace = "http://schemas.microsoft.com/sqlserver/masterdataservices/2009/09")]
public sealed class Entity : MdmDataContract<ModelContextIdentifier>

The Entity type exposes the following members.

Public methodEntityInitializes a new instance of the Entity class.

Public propertyAuditInfoGets or sets the AuditInfo. (Inherited from MdmDataContract<IdType>.)
Public propertyExplicitHierarchiesGets or sets an ArrayOfExplicitHierarchy complex type.
Public propertyIdentifierGets or sets the ID. (Inherited from MdmDataContract<IdType>.)
Public propertyIsBaseGets or sets a value indicating whether the entity shows on model explorer initial screen as main entity.
Public propertyIsFlatGets or sets a value indicating whether the entity supports explicit hierarchies.
Public propertyIsSystemGets or sets a value indicating whether the entity was created by the MDS system. System entities cannot be deleted.
Public propertyMemberTypesGets or sets an ArrayOfEntityMemberType complex type.
Public propertyPermissionGets or sets the permission. (Inherited from MdmDataContract<IdType>.)

Public methodEquals (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalize (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCode (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetType (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseClone (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToString (Inherited from Object.)

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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