EntitySet Class

 

Represents an entity set in a conceptual model. An EntitySet for an EntityType contains instances of the EntityType or any of its subtypes. More than one EntitySet can be defined by using the same EntityType.

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


Public Class EntitySet
	Inherits EntitySetBase

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyBuiltInTypeKind

Gets the built-in type kind for this EntitySet.(Overrides EntitySetBase.BuiltInTypeKind.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyDocumentation

Gets or sets the documentation associated with this type.(Inherited from MetadataItem.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyElementType

Gets the entity type of this EntitySet.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyEntityContainer

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

System_CAPS_pubpropertyMetadataProperties

Gets the list of properties of the current type.(Inherited from MetadataItem.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyName

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

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_pubmethodGetHashCode()

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

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

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

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

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

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

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

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateRef(DbExpression())

Overloaded. Creates a new DbRefExpression that encodes a reference to a specific entity based on key values. (Defined by DbExpressionBuilder.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateRef(EntityType, DbExpression())

Overloaded. Creates a new DbRefExpression that encodes a reference to a specific entity of a given type based on key values. (Defined by DbExpressionBuilder.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateRef(EntityType, IEnumerable(Of DbExpression))

Overloaded. Creates a new DbRefExpression that encodes a reference to a specific entity of a given type based on key values. (Defined by DbExpressionBuilder.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateRef(IEnumerable(Of DbExpression))

Overloaded. Creates a new DbRefExpression that encodes a reference to a specific entity based on key values. (Defined by DbExpressionBuilder.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodRefFromKey(DbExpression)

Overloaded. Creates a new DbRefExpression that encodes a reference to a specific Entity based on key values. (Defined by DbExpressionBuilder.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodRefFromKey(DbExpression, EntityType)

Overloaded. Creates a new DbRefExpression that encodes a reference to a specific Entity based on key values. (Defined by DbExpressionBuilder.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodScan()

Creates a new DbScanExpression that references the specified entity or relationship set. (Defined by DbExpressionBuilder.)

For more information about the entity sets in a conceptual model, see Entity Sets (EDM).

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5

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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