ModelMetadataProvider Class

Visual Studio 2010

Provides an abstract base class for a custom metadata provider.

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

public abstract class ModelMetadataProvider

The ModelMetadataProvider type exposes the following members.

Protected methodModelMetadataProviderWhen overridden in a derived class, initializes a new instance of the object that derives from the ModelMetadataProvider class.

Public methodEqualsDetermines 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 methodGetMetadataForPropertiesGets a ModelMetadata object for each property of a model.
Public methodGetMetadataForPropertyGets metadata for the specified property.
Public methodGetMetadataForTypeGets metadata for the specified model accessor and model type.
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.)

The AssociatedMetadataProvider class is an implementation of this abstract class.

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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