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EntityStoreSchemaGenerator Class

Provides methods and properties for loading database schema information and generating store schema definition language (SSDL).


Namespace:  System.Data.Entity.Design
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity.Design (in System.Data.Entity.Design.dll)

public sealed class EntityStoreSchemaGenerator

The EntityStoreSchemaGenerator type exposes the following members.

Public methodEntityStoreSchemaGeneratorInitializes a new instance of the EntityStoreSchemaGenerator class.

Public propertyEntityContainerGets the storage model EntityContainer that was created. The returned EntityContainer is the same as the EntityContainer in the StoreItemCollection that is returned by the StoreItemCollection property.
Public propertyGenerateForeignKeyPropertiesGets or sets the flag for generating foreign key properties in a storage model.
Public propertyStoreItemCollectionGets the StoreItemCollection that was created.

Public methodStatic memberCreateStoreSchemaConnectionCreates an EntityConnection loaded with the conceptual schema metadata of the specified the provider.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGenerateStoreMetadata()Generates store metadata and returns any schema errors.
Public methodGenerateStoreMetadata(IEnumerable<EntityStoreSchemaFilterEntry>)Generates store metadata and returns any schema errors.
Public methodGenerateStoreMetadata(IEnumerable<EntityStoreSchemaFilterEntry>, Version)Generates store schema definition language (SSDL) and returns any schema errors.
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodWriteStoreSchema(String)Writes the generated store schema definition language (SSDL) to a file.
Public methodWriteStoreSchema(XmlWriter)Writes the generated store schema definition language (SSDL) to an XmlWriter object.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.

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