How to: Represent Columns as Database-Generated

Use the LINQ to SQL IsDbGenerated property on the ColumnAttribute attribute to designate a field or property as representing a database-generated column.

For code examples, see IsDbGenerated.

To designate a field or property as representing a database-generated column

  1. Add the IsDbGenerated property to the ColumnAttribute attribute.

  2. Set the property value to true.

See Also

The LINQ to SQL Object Model
How to: Customize Entity Classes by Using the Code Editor