Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
DeleteRule Property

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: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
Show:
© 2015 Microsoft