MetaDataMember Class

Represents the mapping between a field or a property of a domain object into a column of a database table.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
  System.Data.Linq.Mapping.MetaDataMember

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public MustInherit Class MetaDataMember
public abstract class MetaDataMember

The MetaDataMember type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  Name Description
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone MetaDataMember Initializes a new instance of the MetaDataMember class.

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Properties

  Name Description
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Association Gets the MetaAssociation that corresponds to this member.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone AutoSync Gets the read-back behavior for this member for insert and update operations.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone CanBeNull Gets whether the value of this member can be assigned the nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) value.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone DbType Gets the type of the corresponding database column.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone DeclaringType Gets the MetaType that contains this data member.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone DeferredSourceAccessor Gets the accessor that is used to get and set the deferred source of this member.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone DeferredValueAccessor Gets the accessor that is used to get and set the deferred value of this member (without causing fetch).
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Expression Gets the expression that defines a computed column.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone IsAssociation Gets whether this member defines an association relationship.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone IsDbGenerated Gets whether this member is automatically generated by the database.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone IsDeferred Gets whether the default behavior is to load this member on a deferred basis.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone IsDiscriminator Gets whether this member represents the inheritance discriminator.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone IsPersistent Gets whether this member is mapped to a column (or constraint).
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone IsPrimaryKey Gets whether this member is part of the type's identity.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone IsVersion Gets whether this member represents the row version or timestamp.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone LoadMethod Gets the DataContext method that is used to perform load operations.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone MappedName Gets the name of the column (or constraint) in the database.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Member Gets the underlying MemberInfo.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone MemberAccessor Gets the accessor that is used to get or set the value of this member.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Name Gets the name of the member, same as the MemberInfo name.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Ordinal Gets the ordinal position of this member in the default layout of query results.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone StorageAccessor Gets the accessor that is used to get or set the storage value of this member.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone StorageMember Gets the member that stores the data for this member.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Type Gets the type of this member.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone UpdateCheck Gets the optimistic concurrency check policy for this member.

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Methods

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
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 Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone IsDeclaredBy Specifies whether this member is declared by the specified type.
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 a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

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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.