PluralizationService Class

PluralizationService Class

.NET Framework (current version)
 

Provides methods for constructing plural and singular forms of words.

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

System.Object
  System.Data.Entity.Design.PluralizationServices.PluralizationService

public abstract class PluralizationService

NameDescription
System_CAPS_protmethodPluralizationService()

Initializes a new instance of the PluralizationService class.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyCulture

Gets or sets the PluralizationService culture.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticCreateService(CultureInfo)

Creates a PluralizationService that applies language rules that correspond to the specified CultureInfo.

System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodFinalize()

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodIsPlural(String)

Determines whether the specified word is plural.

System_CAPS_pubmethodIsSingular(String)

Determines whether the specified word is singular.

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodPluralize(String)

Returns the plural form of the specified word

System_CAPS_pubmethodSingularize(String)

Returns the singular form of the specified word.

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

The PluralizationService class applies English rules for constructing plural and singular forms of words. To extend the service to other languages, use the T:System.Data.Entity.Design.EntityModelSchemaGenerator.PluralizationService on the EntityModelSchemaGenerator class.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0

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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