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ObjectContextOptions.LazyLoadingEnabled Property

Gets or sets a Boolean value that determines whether related objects are loaded automatically when a navigation property is accessed.

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

public bool LazyLoadingEnabled { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
A Boolean value that is true when lazy loading is enabled; otherwise false.

The LazyLoadingEnabled() property is used to set the lazy loading behavior of related objects. The default value of LazyLoadingEnabled() is false. However, if you use the Entity Framework tools to create a new model and the corresponding generated classes, LazyLoadingEnabled is set to true in the object context's constructor by default. When using this kind of loading, realize that each navigation property that you access causes a separate query to be executed against the data source if the object is not already in the ObjectContext. For more information, see Load Related Objects (Entity Framework).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.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.