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IEntityWithKey Interface

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: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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