NavigationProperty Class

NavigationProperty Class

Represents the navigation from one entity type to another entity type in the conceptual model .

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

public sealed class NavigationProperty : EdmMember

The NavigationProperty type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public propertyBuiltInTypeKindGets the built-in type kind for this NavigationProperty. (Overrides MetadataItem.BuiltInTypeKind.)
Public propertyDeclaringTypeGets the type on which this member is declared. (Inherited from EdmMember.)
Public propertyDocumentationGets or sets the documentation associated with this type. (Inherited from MetadataItem.)
Public propertyFromEndMemberGets the "from" relationship end member in this navigation.
Public propertyMetadataPropertiesGets the list of properties of the current type. (Inherited from MetadataItem.)
Public propertyNameGets the name of this member. (Inherited from EdmMember.)
Public propertyRelationshipTypeGets the relationship type that this navigation property operates on.
Public propertyToEndMemberGets the "to" relationship end member of this navigation.
Public propertyTypeUsageGets the instance of the TypeUsage class that contains both the type of the member and facets for the type. (Inherited from EdmMember.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetDependentPropertiesGets the foreign key properties for a navigation property that is on the dependent end of a referential constraint.
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns the name of this member. (Inherited from EdmMember.)
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For more information about how to use the NavigationProperty in a conceptual model, see NavigationProperty (CSDL).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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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