Table<TEntity>.DeleteAllOnSubmit<TSubEntity> Method

Puts all entities from the collection into a pending delete state.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Sub DeleteAllOnSubmit(Of TSubEntity As TEntity) ( _
    entities As IEnumerable(Of TSubEntity) _
)
public void DeleteAllOnSubmit<TSubEntity>(
    IEnumerable<TSubEntity> entities
)
where TSubEntity : TEntity

Type Parameters

  • TSubEntity
    The type of the elements to delete.

Parameters

Remarks

Entities that are put into the pending delete state with this method do not disappear from query results until after SubmitChanges is called. Disconnected entities must be attached before they can be deleted.

The following C# snippet shows one use for this method:

IEnumerable<Customer> customersWithoutOrders = (from c in db.Customers
   where c.Orders.Count == 0
   select c).ToList();

db.Customers.DeleteAllOnSubmit(customersWithoutOrders);
db.SubmitChanges();

In Visual Basic:

Dim customersWithoutOrders As IEnumerable(Of Customer) = (From c In db.Customers _ 
    Where c.Orders.Count = 0 _ 
    Select c).ToList()

db.Customers.DeleteAllOnSubmit(customersWithoutOrders)
db.SubmitChanges()

Version Information

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1

Platforms

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