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DataServiceContext.DetachLink Method

Removes the specified link from 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 bool DetachLink(
	Object source,
	string sourceProperty,
	Object target
)

Parameters

source
Type: System.Object
The source object participating in the link to be marked for deletion.
sourceProperty
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.
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.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
Returns true if the specified entity was detached; otherwise false.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

When source or sourceProperty are null.

ArgumentException

When sourceProperty is an empty string.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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