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
		return this._Products;

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.1
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