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ObjectParameter.Name Property

Gets the parameter name, which can only be set through a constructor.

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

public string Name { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The parameter name, which can only be set through a constructor.

When instantiated, the parameter name cannot be changed. The parameter value can be set or changed through the Value property. After the query has been compiled, the value cannot be changed. For more information, see Query Builder Methods (Entity Framework).

The example in this topic is based on the Adventure Works Sales Model. The example adds new parameters to the collection. It iterates through the ObjectParameterCollection and displays the name, type, and value of each parameter in the collection.

using (AdventureWorksEntities context =
    new AdventureWorksEntities())
{
    string queryString =
        @"SELECT VALUE contact FROM AdventureWorksEntities.Contacts
        AS contact WHERE contact.LastName = @ln 
        AND contact.FirstName = @fn";

    ObjectQuery<Contact> contactQuery =
        new ObjectQuery<Contact>(queryString, context);

    // Add parameters to the collection.
    contactQuery.Parameters.Add(new ObjectParameter("ln", "Adams"));
    contactQuery.Parameters.Add(new ObjectParameter("fn", "Frances"));

    ObjectParameterCollection objectParameterCollection =
        contactQuery.Parameters;

    // Iterate through the ObjectParameterCollection. 
    foreach (ObjectParameter result in objectParameterCollection)
    {
        Console.WriteLine("{0} {1} {2}", result.Name,
            result.Value,
            result.ParameterType);
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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