Link<T> Structure

Used to enable deferred loading of individual properties (similar to EntityRef<TEntity>).

Namespace:  System.Data.Linq
Assembly:  System.Data.Linq (in System.Data.Linq.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Structure Link(Of T)
public struct Link<T>

Type Parameters

  • T
    The type of the elements in the deferred source.

The Link<T> type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Link<T>(T) Initializes a new instance of the Link<T> structure by referencing the value of the property.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Link<T>(IEnumerable<T>) Initializes a new instance of the Link<T> structure by referencing the source.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Link<T>(Link<T>) Initializes a new instance of the Link<T> structure by copying the internal state from another Link<T> instance.

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Properties

  Name Description
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone HasLoadedOrAssignedValue Specifies whether the Link<T> has loaded or assigned a value.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone HasValue Gets a value that specifies whether the source has a value.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Value Gets or sets the value assigned to or loaded by the Link<T>.

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Methods

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Equals Indicates whether this instance and a specified object are equal. (Inherited from ValueType.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetHashCode Returns the hash code for this instance. (Inherited from ValueType.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone ToString Returns the fully qualified type name of this instance. (Inherited from ValueType.)

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Remarks

If you assign a deferred source (IEnumerable<T>) to Link<T>, Link<T> loads the value by enumerating the source the first time the Value property is accessed.

Version Information

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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.