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MetaTable Class

Represents an abstraction of a database table or view.


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

public abstract class MetaTable

The MetaTable type exposes the following members.

Protected methodMetaTableInitializes a new instance of the MetaTable class.

Public propertyDeleteMethodGets the DataContext method that is used to perform delete operations.
Public propertyInsertMethodGets the DataContext method that is used to perform insert operations.
Public propertyModelGets the MetaModel that contains this MetaTable.
Public propertyRowTypeGets the MetaType that describes the type of the rows of the table.
Public propertyTableNameGets the name of the table as defined by the database.
Public propertyUpdateMethodGets the DataContext method that is used to perform update operations.

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.