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How to set Column Description #7029

matthewDDennis opened this Issue Nov 16, 2016 · 2 comments


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matthewDDennis commented Nov 16, 2016

I've read the docs, browsed the source and applied my Google and Bing Foo but can not determine
How to set the description on a SQL column using EF Core Code First.



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rowanmiller commented Nov 16, 2016

There is no native API to do it. You would need to use the Sql(string) method in a migration to set the description.

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NArnott commented Mar 13, 2019

Is there any plans to implement this? My boss just mandated that we start applying a description to every column we create from now on, and we are heavily using EF Core. I'd much rather be able to use Data Annotations to generate these than manual Sql(string) calls.

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