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ObjectContext.DefaultContainerName Property

Gets or sets the default container name.

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

member DefaultContainerName : string with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.String
A String that is the default container name.

DefaultContainerName never returns a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic); it either returns the value that was set or an empty string. The user can set this property to a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), but internally the name will be set to an empty string, so the user never needs to check for both an empty string and a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The default container name is also defined as part of a constructor. If the default container name is set through the protected constructor, the property becomes read-only.

.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.
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