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EntityDataSourceContextCreatingEventArgs.Context Property

Gets the ObjectContext that is used by the data source.

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

public ObjectContext Context { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Data.Objects.ObjectContext
The object context that is used by the data source.

The Context property 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;
        }
    }

.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.

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