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AssociationAttribute.DeleteRule Property

Gets or sets delete behavior for an association.

Namespace:  System.Data.Linq.Mapping
Assembly:  System.Data.Linq (in System.Data.Linq.dll)

public string DeleteRule { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string representing the rule.

If set to null, no delete behavior is added. For example, "CASCADE" would add "ON DELETE CASCADE" to the foreign-key relationship.

In the following example, the rule is to take no action.


	[Association(Name="FK_Products_Categories", Storage="_Products", OtherKey="CategoryID", DeleteRule="NO ACTION")]
	public EntitySet<Product> Products
	{
		get
		{
			return this._Products;
		}
		set
		{
			this._Products.Assign(value);
		}
	}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.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.
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