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RefType Class

Provides the address of an entity for operations that use the entity. You cannot define a RefType in a conceptual model schema explicitly.

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

public sealed class RefType : EdmType

The RefType type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public propertyAbstractGets a value indicating whether this type is abstract or not. (Inherited from EdmType.)
Public propertyBaseTypeGets the base type of this type. (Inherited from EdmType.)
Public propertyBuiltInTypeKindGets the built-in type kind for this RefType. (Overrides MetadataItem.BuiltInTypeKind.)
Public propertyDocumentationGets or sets the documentation associated with this type. (Inherited from MetadataItem.)
Public propertyElementTypeGets the entity type referenced by this RefType.
Public propertyFullNameGets the full name of this type. (Inherited from EdmType.)
Public propertyMetadataPropertiesGets the list of properties of the current type. (Inherited from MetadataItem.)
Public propertyNameGets the name of this type. (Inherited from EdmType.)
Public propertyNamespaceNameGets the namespace of this type. (Inherited from EdmType.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetCollectionTypeReturns an instance of the CollectionType whose element type is this type. (Inherited from EdmType.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns the full name of this type. (Inherited from EdmType.)
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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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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