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LINQ lambda expression to select from <tablename> where tablename is a variable chosen at runtime?

var query =
     (from c in [b]db.productInfo[/b]
     where [b]c.flavor[/b] == "Classic Coke" && [b]c.container[/b] == "Can"
     select new { c.co2Target }).Single();

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Can the parts in bold be decided at runtime?

In other words, I want to use a context.<Table> and use LINQ lambda expression to do a select on the table, but I don't know which table until runtime.

Can I pass in the name of the table as a string into a method, and then inside the method use a lambda expression to do a select on <table name passed in> ?  Build the lambda expression dynamically?
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Tom Knowlton
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
The data source such as, db.productInfo, can not be dynamically selected. Filtering such as in the where and orderby clauses can be dynamically selected at run time but you will need to add a utility such as Castle.DynamicLinqQueryBuilder which can be installed into your project through NuGet. If you go to their website [HERE] you can download their project which also has a demo project which shows how to use it.
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Tom KnowltonWeb developerAuthor Commented:
Thank you!

Tom
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