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The top-level class is a MetaItem, which is the base class for all classes in the Telerik Data Access metadata type hierarchy. The MetaItem class exposes the following properties:

  • Description - gets or sets the description associated with the current type.
  • Name - gets the name of the item.
  • MetaDataProperties - gets the list of properties of the current type.
private string GetMetadataProperties(Telerik.OpenAccess.Metadata.MetadataContainer container)
   StringBuilder sb = new StringBuilder();
   foreach (IMetaItemAttribute item in container.MetaDataProperties)
       sb.AppendFormat("\n\nKey: {0}, Value: {1}, Kind: {2}", item.Key, item.Value, item.Kind);
   return sb.ToString();
Private Function GetMetadataProperties(ByVal container As Telerik.OpenAccess.Metadata.MetadataContainer) As String
 Dim sb As New StringBuilder()
 For Each item As IMetaItemAttribute In container.MetaDataProperties
  sb.AppendFormat(vbLf & vbLf & "Key: {0}, Value: {1}, Kind: {2}", _
        item.Key, item.Value, item.Kind)
 Next item
 Return sb.ToString()
End Function