MetaTable Class

 
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Represents the metadata that describes a table for use by Dynamic Data pages.

Namespace:   System.Web.DynamicData
Assembly:  System.Web.DynamicData (in System.Web.DynamicData.dll)

System.Object
  System.Web.DynamicData.MetaTable

public class MetaTable

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodMetaTable(MetaModel, TableProvider)

Initializes a new instance of the MetaTable class.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyAttributes

Gets the attributes that are associated with the table.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyColumns

Gets the column collection for the table.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyDataContextPropertyName

Gets the name of the table.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyDataContextType

Gets the type of the data context that is associated with the table.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyDisplayColumn

Gets the column that is used to display values when entries in this table are used as parents in foreign-key relationships.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyDisplayName

Gets the name of the table in a user-friendly format.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyEntityType

Gets the entity type that represents the table.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyForeignKeyColumnsNames

Gets a comma-separated list of foreign-key names.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHasPrimaryKey

Gets a value that indicates whether the table has a primary key.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyIsReadOnly

Gets a value that indicates whether the table is read-only.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyListActionPath

Gets the action path of the list action for the table.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyModel

Gets the meta model that the table belongs to.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyName

Gets the unique name of the table.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyPrimaryKeyColumns

Gets the collection of columns that define the primary key.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyProvider

Gets the provider for the table.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyRootEntityType

Gets the root type of the entity's inheritance hierarchy.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyScaffold

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the table should be displayed.

System_CAPS_pubpropertySortColumn

Gets the MetaColumn value that the table is sorted by.

System_CAPS_pubpropertySortDescending

Gets a value that indicates whether entries are sorted in descending order when they are used as parents in a foreign-key relationship.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_protmethodBuildAttributeCollection()

Creates the attribute collection.

System_CAPS_pubmethodCanDelete(IPrincipal)

Gets a value that indicates whether the specified user is allowed to perform delete operations.

System_CAPS_pubmethodCanInsert(IPrincipal)

Gets a value that indicates whether the specified user is allowed to perform insert operations.

System_CAPS_pubmethodCanRead(IPrincipal)

Gets a value that indicates whether the specified user is allowed to perform read operations.

System_CAPS_pubmethodCanUpdate(IPrincipal)

Gets a value that indicates whether the specified user is allowed to perform update operations.

System_CAPS_protmethodCreateChildrenColumn(ColumnProvider)

Creates a new MetaChildrenColumn object.

System_CAPS_protmethodCreateColumn(ColumnProvider)

Creates a MetaColumn object.

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateContext()

Returns the data context for the table.

System_CAPS_protmethodCreateForeignKeyColumn(ColumnProvider)

Creates an object that contains foreign-key metadata.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticCreateTable(ICustomTypeDescriptor)

Creates the metadata for the specified table.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticCreateTable(Type)

Creates the metadata for the specified table.

System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodFinalize()

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetActionPath(String)

Returns the action path for the current table and the specified action.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetActionPath(String, IList<Object>)

Returns the action path for the current table, specified action, and specified primary key.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetActionPath(String, IList<Object>, String)

Appends query strings to the action path, based on the specified primary key and virtual path.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetActionPath(String, Object)

Returns the action path for the specified row by using the name of the action.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetActionPath(String, Object, String)

Returns the action path for the specified row by using the name of the action and the virtual path of the action.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetActionPath(String, RouteValueDictionary)

Returns the action path for the current table and for the specified action and routes.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetColumn(String)

Returns the metadata for the specified column.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetColumnValuesFromRoute(HttpContext)

Gets the collection of column values.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetDataKeyFromRoute()

Retrieves the primary key of the entity from the route values.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetDisplayString(Object)

Returns the value to use as the display string for an instance of a row when the row is used in foreign-key relationships.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetFilteredColumns()

Retrieves a list of columns that are filterable.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetPrimaryKeyDictionary(Object)

Retrieves a dictionary of primary-key names and values for the specified row.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetPrimaryKeyString(IList<Object>)

Returns a comma-separated list of column values that represent the primary key for the specified row.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetPrimaryKeyString(Object)

Returns a comma-separated list of column values that represent the primary key for the specified row.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetPrimaryKeyValues(Object)

Returns a collection of column values that represent the primary key for the specified row.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetQuery()

Returns the System.Linq.IQueryable instance for the entity type that represents the table.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetQuery(Object)

Returns the System.Linq.IQueryable instance for the entity type that represents the table by using the data context.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetScaffoldColumns(DataBoundControlMode, ContainerType)

Returns a list of columns to display by using scaffolding.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticGetTable(Type)

Retrieves the metatable that is associated with the specified type.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodInitialize()

Initializes data that may not be available when the constructor is called.

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodResetMetadata()

Resets the cached metadata for the table.

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns the name of the table.(Overrides Object.ToString().)

System_CAPS_pubmethodTryGetColumn(String, MetaColumn)

Returns a value that indicates whether a specified column can be found.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticTryGetTable(Type, MetaTable)

Retrieves the metatable that is associated with the specified type and table.

The following example is part of the code-behind file for the Insert.aspx page template. The MetaTable instance is initialized in the Page_Load method. The title for the page is set to the table DisplayName property.

public partial class Insert : System.Web.UI.Page {
    protected MetaTable table;   

    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {
        table = DetailsDataSource.GetTable();
        Title = table.DisplayName;
    }
}

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5

Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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