EntityType Class

 

Represents a particular type of data, such as a customer entity or an order entity in a conceptual model.

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

System.Object
  System.Data.Metadata.Edm.MetadataItem
    System.Data.Metadata.Edm.GlobalItem
      System.Data.Metadata.Edm.EdmType
        System.Data.Metadata.Edm.StructuralType
          System.Data.Metadata.Edm.EntityTypeBase
            System.Data.Metadata.Edm.EntityType

public class EntityType : EntityTypeBase

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyAbstract

Gets a value indicating whether this type is abstract or not. (Inherited from EdmType.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyBaseType

Gets the base type of this type.(Inherited from EdmType.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyBuiltInTypeKind

Gets the built-in type kind for this EntityType.(Overrides MetadataItem.BuiltInTypeKind.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyDocumentation

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

System_CAPS_pubpropertyFullName

Gets the full name of this type.(Inherited from EdmType.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyKeyMembers

Gets the list of all the key members for the current entity or relationship type.(Inherited from EntityTypeBase.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyMembers

Gets the list of members on this type.(Inherited from StructuralType.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyMetadataProperties

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

System_CAPS_pubpropertyName

Gets the name of this type.(Inherited from EdmType.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyNamespaceName

Gets the namespace of this type.(Inherited from EdmType.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyNavigationProperties

Gets the navigation properties of this EntityType.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyProperties

Gets the list of properties for this EntityType.

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_pubmethodGetCollectionType()

Returns an instance of the CollectionType whose element type is this type. (Inherited from EdmType.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

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

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetReferenceType()

Returns a RefType object that references this EntityType.

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 full name of this type.(Inherited from EdmType.)

For more information, see Entity Type (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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