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AssociationSet Class

Represents an association set in the conceptual model.

Namespace:  System.Data.Metadata.Edm
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

public sealed class AssociationSet : RelationshipSet

The AssociationSet type exposes the following members.

Public propertyAssociationSetEndsGets the ends of this AssociationSet.
Public propertyBuiltInTypeKindGets the built-in type kind for this AssociationSet. (Overrides RelationshipSet.BuiltInTypeKind.)
Public propertyDocumentationGets or sets the documentation associated with this type. (Inherited from MetadataItem.)
Public propertyElementTypeGets the association related to this AssociationSet.
Public propertyEntityContainerGets the entity container of the current entity or relationship set. (Inherited from EntitySetBase.)
Public propertyMetadataPropertiesGets the list of properties of the current type. (Inherited from MetadataItem.)
Public propertyNameGets the name of the current entity or relationship set. (Inherited from EntitySetBase.)

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 the name of the current entity or relationship set. (Inherited from EntitySetBase.)

In CSDL, an AssociationSet contains the instances of the AssociationType. For more information, see Association Sets (EDM).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.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.