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EntityDataSource.ContextType Property

Gets or sets the typed ObjectContext used by the EntityDataSource control.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web.Entity (in System.Web.Entity.dll)

public Type ContextType { get; set; }
<asp:EntityDataSource ContextType="Type" />

Property Value

Type: System.Type
An object that derives from ObjectContext.



The ObjectContext used by the EntityDataSource control can be accessed from the ContextType property. For more information, see Object Context Life-Cycle Management (EntityDataSource).

.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.