createNamedQuery(name) - JPA EntityManager's method

Query createNamedQuery(
  String name

Create an instance of Query for executing a named query (in the Java Persistence query language or in native SQL).
name - the name of a query defined in metadata
the new query instance
IllegalArgumentException - if a query has not been defined with the given name or if the query string is found to be invalid
JPA 1.0

This documentation page is derived (with some adjustments) from the open source JPA 2 RI (EclipseLink)
and is available under the terms of the Eclipse Public License, v. 1.0 and Eclipse Distribution License, v. 1.0.
Object Relational Mapping (ORM) JPA 2 providers include Hibernate, EclipseLink, TopLink, OpenJPA and DataNucleus.
ObjectDB is not an ORM JPA implementation but an Object Database for Java with built in JPA 2 support.