MetadataPropertiesExpression Class


Applies To: Dynamics 365 (online), Dynamics 365 (on-premises), Dynamics CRM 2016, Dynamics CRM Online

Specifies the properties for which non-null values are returned from a query.

Namespace:   Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Metadata.Query
Assembly:  Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk (in Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.dll)

Inheritance Hierarchy



[DataContractAttribute(Name = "MetadataPropertiesExpression", 
    Namespace = "")]
public sealed class MetadataPropertiesExpression : IExtensibleDataObject
<DataContractAttribute(Name := "MetadataPropertiesExpression",
    Namespace := "")>
Public NotInheritable Class MetadataPropertiesExpression
    Implements IExtensibleDataObject


Name Description
System_CAPS_pubmethod MetadataPropertiesExpression()

Initializes a new instance of the MetadataPropertiesExpression class.

System_CAPS_pubmethod MetadataPropertiesExpression(String[])

Initializes a new instance of the MetadataPropertiesExpression class.


Name Description
System_CAPS_pubproperty AllProperties

Gets or sets whether to retrieve all the properties of a metadata object.

System_CAPS_pubproperty ExtensionData

Gets or sets the structure that contains extra data.

System_CAPS_pubproperty PropertyNames

Gets or sets a collection of strings representing the metadata properties to retrieve.


Name Description
System_CAPS_pubmethod Equals(Object)

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetHashCode()

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetType()

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod ToString()

(Inherited from Object.)


When the metadata object is instantiated all properties are included but any properties not specified by the MetadataPropertiesExpression will contain null values.

Thread Safety

Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also

Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Metadata.Query Namespace
Retrieve and detect changes to metadata
Sample: Query metadata and detect changes

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