MetaType Class

MetaType Class

 

Represents the mapping of a domain object type to the columns of a database table.

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

System.Object
  System.Data.Linq.Mapping.MetaType

Public MustInherit Class MetaType

NameDescription
System_CAPS_protmethodMetaType()

Initializes a new instance of the MetaType class.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyAssociations

Gets an enumeration of all the associations.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyCanInstantiate

Gets whether the underlying type can be instantiated as the result of a query.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyDataMembers

Gets an enumeration of all the data members (fields and properties).

System_CAPS_pubpropertyDBGeneratedIdentityMember

Gets the member that represents the auto-generated identity column.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyDerivedTypes

Gets an enumeration of the immediate derived types in an inheritance hierarchy.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyDiscriminator

Gets the member that represents the inheritance discriminator column.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHasAnyLoadMethod

Gets a value that indicates whether the current MetaType or any of its bases types has an OnLoaded method.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHasAnyValidateMethod

Gets a value that indicates whether the MetaType or any of its bases types has an OnValidate method.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHasInheritance

Gets a value indicating whether the type is part of a mapped inheritance hierarchy.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHasInheritanceCode

Gets a value indicating whether this type defines an inheritance code.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHasUpdateCheck

Gets a value indicating whether the type has any persistent member that may require a test for optimistic concurrency conflicts.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyIdentityMembers

Gets an enumeration of all the data members that define the unique identity of the type.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyInheritanceBase

Gets the base meta-type in the inheritance hierarchy.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyInheritanceCode

Gets a value indicating whether this type defines an inheritance code.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyInheritanceDefault

Gets a value indicating whether this type is used as the default of an inheritance hierarchy.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyInheritanceRoot

Gets the root type of the inheritance hierarchy.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyInheritanceTypes

Gets a collection of all types that are defined by an inheritance hierarchy.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyIsEntity

Gets a value indicating whether the MetaType is an entity type.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyIsInheritanceDefault

Gets a value indicating whether this type is used as the default of an inheritance hierarchy.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyModel

Gets the MetaModel that contains this MetaType.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyName

Gets the name of the MetaType.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyOnLoadedMethod

Gets information about the OnLoaded method contained by this meta-type.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyOnValidateMethod

Gets information about the OnValidate method contained by this meta-type.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyPersistentDataMembers

Gets a collection of all the persistent data members.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyTable

Gets the MetaTable that uses this MetaType for row definition.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyType

Gets the underlying common language runtime (CLR) type.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyVersionMember

Gets a row-version or timestamp column for this MetaType.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodFinalize()

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetDataMember(MemberInfo)

Gets the MetaDataMember associated with the specified member.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetInheritanceType(Type)

Gets the MetaType for an inheritance subtype.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetTypeForInheritanceCode(Object)

Gets the meta-type associated with the specified inheritance code.

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

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

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

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