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Documentation Class

Represents the documentation associated with an Entity Data Model (EDM) construct.

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

public sealed class Documentation : MetadataItem

The Documentation class instance represents the contents of the documentation tag defined in the conceptual schema definition language (CSDL) files and store schema definition language (SSDL) files. You can define a documentation tag for the Entity Data Model (EDM) constructs, such as the EntityContainer, the EntityType, the ComplexType, the AssociationType, and so on. For more information, see Documentation (CSDL).


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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5 SP1