EntityType Class

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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