How to: Add an Action and Update an Entity

SharePoint 2007

The Administration object model enables you to update metadata objects. The following code example adds an action and updates an existing entity.

Example

The following code example adds an action and updates the ProductModel entity.

Prerequisites

Project References

Add the following Project References in your console application code project before running this sample:

  • Microsoft.SharePoint

  • Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal

  • Microsoft.Office.Server

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Text;
using Microsoft.Office.Server.ApplicationRegistry.Administration;
using Microsoft.Office.Server.ApplicationRegistry.Infrastructure;
using WSSAdmin = Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration;
using OSSAdmin = Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration;

namespace Microsoft.SDK.SharePointServer.Samples
{
    class GetStartedAndCreateSystem
    {
        const string yourSSPName ="EnterYourSSPNameHere";

        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            SetupBDC();
            UpdateEntity();
            Console.WriteLine("Press any key to exit...");
            Console.Read();
        }
        static void SetupBDC()
        {
            SqlSessionProvider.Instance().SetSharedResourceProviderToUse(yourSSPName);
        }
        static void UpdateEntity()
        {
            LobSystemInstance mySysInstance = null;
            LobSystemInstanceCollection sysInsCollection = ApplicationRegistry.Instance.GetLobSystemInstancesLikeName("AdventureWorksSampleFromCode");
            foreach (LobSystemInstance sysInstance in sysInsCollection)
            {
                if (sysInstance.Name == "AdventureWorksSampleFromCode")
                {
                    mySysInstance = sysInstance;
                    break;
                }
            }
            IList<Entity> entityCollection = new List<Entity>(mySysInstance.LobSystem.Entities);
            Entity e = Entity.GetById(entityCollection[0].Id);
            Action pmaction = e.Actions.Create("Search on MSN", true, 1, true, "http://www.msn.com?q={0}", null);
            pmaction.ActionParameters.Create("Name", true, 0);
            e.Update();
            Console.WriteLine("Added an action and updated the entity successfully.");
        }

    }
}

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