MetadataItem Class

MetadataItem Class

.NET Framework (current version)
 

Represents the base item class for all the metadata in the ADO.NET metadata type hierarchy. 

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


public abstract class MetadataItem

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyBuiltInTypeKind

Gets the built-in type kind for this type.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyDocumentation

Gets or sets the documentation associated with this type.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyMetadataProperties

Gets the list of properties of the current type.

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_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticGetBuiltInType(BuiltInTypeKind)

Returns a conceptual model built-in type that matches one of the BuiltInTypeKind values.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticGetGeneralFacetDescriptions()

Returns the list of the general facet descriptions for a specified type.

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 a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

.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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