This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

DataServiceContext.AddRelatedObject Method

Adds a related object to the context and creates the link that defines the relationship between the two objects in a single request.

Namespace:  System.Data.Services.Client
Assembly:  System.Data.Services.Client (in System.Data.Services.Client.dll)

public void AddRelatedObject(
	Object source,
	string sourceProperty,
	Object target


Type: System.Object

The parent object that is being tracked by the context.

Type: System.String

The name of the navigation property that returns the related object based on an association between the two entities.

Type: System.Object

The related object that is being added.

This topic describes new functionality in ADO.NET Data Services that is available as an update to the .NET Framework version 3.5 Service Pack 1. You can download and install the update from the Microsoft Download Center.

You can call the AddRelatedObject method to add a related object instead of calling these three methods: AddObject, AddLink, SetLink.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5 SP1