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MetadataTypeAttribute Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the MetadataTypeAttribute class.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations
Assembly:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations (in System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.dll)

new : 
        metadataClassType:Type -> MetadataTypeAttribute


Type: System.Type
The metadata class to reference.


metadataClassType is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The following example shows how to use the MetadataTypeAttribute to associate a metadata class with an entity partial class.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.