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MetaFunction Class

Represents the mapping between a context method and a database function.


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

public abstract class MetaFunction

The MetaFunction type exposes the following members.

Protected methodMetaFunctionInitializes a new instance of the MetaFunction class.

Public propertyHasMultipleResultsGets whether or not the stored procedure has multiple result types.
Public propertyIsComposableGets whether the function can be composed within a query.
Public propertyMappedNameGets the name of the database function or procedure.
Public propertyMethodGets the underlying context method.
Public propertyModelGets the MetaModel that contains this function.
Public propertyNameGets the name of the method.
Public propertyParametersGets an enumeration of the function parameters.
Public propertyResultRowTypesGets the enumeration of possible result row types.
Public propertyReturnParameterGets the return parameter.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

.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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.