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DataServiceContext.TryGetEntity<TEntity> Method (Uri, TEntity)


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Test retrieval of an entity being tracked by the DataServiceContext by reference to the URI of the entity.

Namespace:   System.Data.Services.Client
Assembly:  System.Data.Services.Client (in System.Data.Services.Client.dll)

public bool TryGetEntity<TEntity>(
	Uri identity,
	out TEntity entity
where TEntity : class


Type: System.Uri

The URI of the tracked entity to be retrieved.

Type: TEntity

The entity to be retrieved.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

If an entity is found at resourceUri, the entity is returned in the out parameter entity and true is returned. If no entity is found, false is returned.

Type Parameters


The type of the entity.

Exception Condition

When identity is null.

If an entity is in the Detached or Added state, it does not have a URI and cannot be retrieved by using this method.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Available since 2.0
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