USING (Entity SQL)

Specifies namespaces used in a query expression.

Syntax

USING [ alias = ] namespace  

Arguments

alias
Specifies a shorter alias to qualify a namespace with.

namespace
Any valid namespace.

Example

The following Entity SQL query uses the USING operator to specify namespaces used in a query expression. To compile and run this query, follow these steps:

  1. Follow the procedure in How to: Execute a Query that Returns PrimitiveType Results.

  2. Pass the following query as an argument to the ExecutePrimitiveTypeQuery method:

using SqlServer; RAND()  

See Also

Namespaces
Entity SQL Reference