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Default Mapping - Overview

This article is relevant to entity models that utilize the deprecated Visual Studio integration of Telerik Data Access. The current documentation of the Data Access framework is available here.

When you use default mapping, the FluentMetadataSource takes care of the property to column mapping. When you use explicit mapping you are explicitly specifying the property to column mapping. The explicit mapping configuration gives you more control over the column naming, as well as it allows you to create partially mapped models.

This section contains the following topics that discuss the Default Mapping feature of the Telerik Data Access Fluent Mapping API: