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DataContext Constructor (String)


Initializes a new instance of the DataContext class by referencing a file source.

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

Public Sub New (
	fileOrServerOrConnection As String


Type: System.String

This argument can be any one of the following:

The name of a file where a SQL Server Express database resides.

The name of a server where a database is present. In this case the provider uses the default database for a user.

A complete connection string. LINQ to SQL just passes the string to the provider without modification.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.1
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