GetDocuments<TDocument>(IMetadata, string, IReadOnlyList<TDocument>) Method
Gets the value for the specified key converted to a IReadOnlyList<TDocument>. This method never throws an exception. It will return null if the key is not found and an empty list if the key is found but contains no items that can be converted to the specified document type.
Containing Type


public static IEnumerable<TDocument> GetDocuments<TDocument>(this IMetadata metadata, string key, IReadOnlyList<TDocument> defaultValue = null) 
    where TDocument : IDocument

Type Parameters

Name Description


Name Type Description
metadata IMetadata The metadata instance.
key string The key of the documents to get.
defaultValue IReadOnlyList<TDocument> The default value to use if the key is not found or cannot be converted to a document list.

Return Value

Type Description
IEnumerable<TDocument> The value for the specified key converted to a list or null.