EmptyModelMetadataProvider Class

Visual Studio 2010

Provides an empty metadata provider for data models that do not require metadata.

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

public ref class EmptyModelMetadataProvider : public AssociatedMetadataProvider

The EmptyModelMetadataProvider type exposes the following members.

Public methodEmptyModelMetadataProviderInitializes a new instance of the EmptyModelMetadataProvider class.

Protected methodCreateMetadataCreates a new instance of the ModelMetadata class. (Overrides AssociatedMetadataProvider::CreateMetadata(IEnumerable<Attribute>, Type, Func<Object>, Type, String).)
Public methodEqualsDetermines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFilterAttributesGets a list of attributes. (Inherited from AssociatedMetadataProvider.)
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 methodGetMetadataForPropertiesReturns a list of properties for the model. (Inherited from AssociatedMetadataProvider.)
Protected methodGetMetadataForProperty(Func<Object>, Type, PropertyDescriptor)Returns the metadata for the specified property using the container type and property descriptor. (Inherited from AssociatedMetadataProvider.)
Public methodGetMetadataForProperty(Func<Object>, Type, String)Returns the metadata for the specified property using the container type and property name. (Inherited from AssociatedMetadataProvider.)
Public methodGetMetadataForTypeReturns the metadata for the specified property using the type of the model. (Inherited from AssociatedMetadataProvider.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodGetTypeDescriptorReturns the type descriptor from the specified type. (Inherited from AssociatedMetadataProvider.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

MVC requires that a data model be configured to use a metadata provider. Set Current to nullptr to set the current metadata provider to the EmptyModelMetadataProvider provider.

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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