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I'm looking for a way to use an external datasource (WCF SOAP or REST) and include the results in a list. Using the External Content Type directly for a WCF service does not work, as I get a XML error (cannot create).

I can create an external datasource with Visual Studio (WCF soap webpart soap), which actually shows in Sharepoint (list with datasources). However, I see no way to link this to the list of External Content Types or direcly to a list in a webpart.

How do I accomplish this?

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You'll need to configure the external content source, the simplest approach is to use SharePoint Designer and externa list, this blog post from the Lightening Tools guys will help: http://www.lightningtools.com/blog/archive/2010/01/05/spd-external-content-type-from-wcf.aspx

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Thank you, my question is answered:) –  Alex Mar 29 '12 at 8:13
    
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