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IEntityWithKey Interface

Defines an entity type that exposes an entity key.

Namespace:  System.Data.Objects.DataClasses
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

public interface IEntityWithKey

The IEntityWithKey type exposes the following members.

Public propertyEntityKeyGets or sets the EntityKey for instances of entity types that implement this interface.

This interface is used to expose the entity key to Object Services.

Object Services uses the EntityKey property to manage objects in the object context.

For more information, see Identity Resolution, State Managment, and Change Tracking and Tracking Changes in POCO Entities.

.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.