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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);
		}
	}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5
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