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EntityContainer.TryGetEntitySetByName Method

Returns an EntitySet object by using the specified name for the entity set.

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

public bool TryGetEntitySetByName(
	string name,
	bool ignoreCase,
	out EntitySet entitySet


Type: System.String
The name of the entity set that is searched for.
Type: System.Boolean
true to perform the case-insensitive search; otherwise, false.
Type: System.Data.Metadata.Edm.EntitySet%
When this method returns, contains an EntitySet object. If there is no entity set, this output parameter contains null.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if there is an entity set that matches the search criteria; otherwise, false.

.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.