DataServiceContext.DetachLink Method (Object, String, Object)


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


Type: System.Object

The source object participating 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.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

Returns true if the specified entity was detached; otherwise false.

Exception Condition

When source or sourceProperty are null.


When sourceProperty is an empty string.

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

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Available since 2.0
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