InstanceKey Class

Definition

Represents an instance key and contains an identifier and metadata associated with the instance key. An instance key acts as a non-unique alias for an instance.

public ref class InstanceKey
[System.Runtime.Serialization.DataContract]
public class InstanceKey
type InstanceKey = class
Public Class InstanceKey
Inheritance
InstanceKey
Derived
Attributes

Constructors

InstanceKey(Guid)

Initializes an instance of the InstanceKey class using the GUID associated with the instance key passed.

InstanceKey(Guid, IDictionary<XName,InstanceValue>)

Initializes an instance of the InstanceKey class using the GUID and metadata associated with the instance key.

Properties

InvalidKey

Returns an invalid InstanceKey object. An invalid InstanceKey object has Guid.Empty value for the Value property and a false value for the IsValid property.

IsValid

Gets a value that indicates whether the instance key is valid.

Metadata

Gets the dictionary that contains metadata associated with the instance key.

Value

Gets the GUID value associated with the current instance key.

Methods

Equals(Object)

Compares the GUID associated with the current object (stored in the Value property) with the GUID associated with the InstanceKey object.

GetHashCode()

Returns a unique hash code for the current InstanceKey object's GUID (stored in the Value property).

GetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)
MemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)
ToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.

(Inherited from Object)

Applies to