MetadataItem Class

 

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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