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AssociationProvider Class

Provides the base class for column-association providers.


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

public abstract class AssociationProvider

The AssociationProvider type exposes the following members.

Protected methodAssociationProviderInitializes a new instance of the AssociationProvider class for use by an inherited class instance. This constructor can only be called by an inherited class.

Public propertyDirectionGets or sets the type of the association.
Public propertyForeignKeyNamesGets or sets the names of the foreign keys that make up this association.
Public propertyFromColumnGets or sets the source column of the association.
Public propertyIsPrimaryKeyInThisTableGets or sets a value that indicates whether the From column part of the primary key is in the table.
Public propertyToColumnGets or sets the destination column of the association.
Public propertyToTableGets the destination table of the association.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetSortExpressionReturns the sort expression for the column that is represented by the association.
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

Association providers must extend this class.

.NET Framework

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.

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