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MetaTable.GetPrimaryKeyDictionary Method

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

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

public IDictionary<string, Object> GetPrimaryKeyDictionary(
	Object row


Type: System.Object
A row.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IDictionary<String, Object>
A dictionary of primary-key names and values.

The following example shows how to create a primary-key dictionary.

private RouteValueDictionary GetRouteValues(MetaTable table, object row) {
    RouteValueDictionary routeValues = GetRouteValues();
    foreach (var pk in table.GetPrimaryKeyDictionary(row)) {
        routeValues[pk.Key] = pk.Value;
    return routeValues;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

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.