EntityDataSourceContextCreatingEventArgs Class
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EntityDataSourceContextCreatingEventArgs Class

Provides data for the ContextCreating event.

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

public class EntityDataSourceContextCreatingEventArgs : EventArgs

The EntityDataSourceContextCreatingEventArgs object has a Context property that can be assigned to a long-running ObjectContext in the handler for the ContextCreating event. For more information, see Object Context Life-Cycle Management (EntityDataSource).

The following example shows the creation of an ObjectContext variable of the Page object and its assignment to the Context property of the EntityDataSourceContextCreatingEventArgs object.

public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
        AdventureWorksModel.AdventureWorksEntities objCtx =
            new AdventureWorksModel.AdventureWorksEntities();

        protected void EntityDataSource2_ContextCreating(object sender, 
            EntityDataSourceContextCreatingEventArgs e)
            e.Context = objCtx;


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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5 SP1

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