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EntityDataSource.EnableFlattening Property

Gets or sets the value that indicates whether you want to turn off wrapper creation.

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

Public Property EnableFlattening As Boolean
<asp:EntityDataSource EnableFlattening="True|False" />

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
True if the properties will be flattened; otherwise false.

When you initialize the EntityDataSource control by using the EntitySetName property, the EntityDataSource wraps each entity instance in the results in an object of the ICustomTypeDescriptor type. For more information, see Flattening Objects (EntityDataSource).

.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.