DeleteLink Method

DataServiceContext.DeleteLink Method

Changes the state of the link to Deleted in the list of links being tracked by the DataServiceContext.

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

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


Type: System.Object
The source object in the link to be marked for deletion.
Type: System.String
The name of the property on the source object that represents the source in the link between the source and the target.
Type: System.Object
The target object involved in the link that is bound to the source object. The target object must be of the type identified by the source property or a subtype.


When source, sourceProperty or target are null.


When the source or target objects are in an Added or Detached state.


When sourceProperty is not property that returns a collection.

Any link being tracked by the DataServiceContext, regardless of its current state, can be detached.

For an example that uses the DeleteLink method, see Modifying and Deleting Entity Data (WCF Data Services/Silverlight).


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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