IFieldValueDictionary.CreateCollectionInstance Method

Creates a new instance of the collection that the dot notation refers to.

Namespace:  Microsoft.BusinessData.Runtime
Assembly:  Microsoft.BusinessData (in Microsoft.BusinessData.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Function CreateCollectionInstance ( _
    fieldDotNotation As String, _
    size As Integer _
) As Object
'Usage
Dim instance As IFieldValueDictionary
Dim fieldDotNotation As String
Dim size As Integer
Dim returnValue As Object

returnValue = instance.CreateCollectionInstance(fieldDotNotation, _
    size)
Object CreateCollectionInstance(
    string fieldDotNotation,
    int size
)

Parameters

  • fieldDotNotation
    Type: System.String

    The path to the collection.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The instantiated collection.

Remarks

For more information about using dot notation, see Using Dot Notation in the Business Data Connectivity (BDC) Service.

Note

Note that the created object will not be set to the field at the given path.

See Also

Reference

IFieldValueDictionary Interface

IFieldValueDictionary Members

Microsoft.BusinessData.Runtime Namespace