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AssociationAttribute.OtherKey Property

Gets or sets one or more members of the target entity class as key values on the other side of the association.

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

public string OtherKey { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
Default = Id of the related class.

For multiple members, use a comma-separated list.

The key is not required to match the primary key or foreign key, but the user-stated cardinality (0-1 for EntityRef<TEntity> or 0-n for EntitySet<TEntity>) is assumed to be true.

	[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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