A variation of a content type that stores content outside of SharePoint.

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External Content Types Error

I want to get data from SQL Server 2013. I created Business Data Connectivity Service. Then I click the External Content Types but I get error.
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Data not showing in External list of SharePoint 2013 site

I have created external content type using stored procedure. Also created read list operation, as well as read item operation. But the problem is that the stored procedure that I have created is ...
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New “Read List” operations is not showing on external list

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 environment. We use external data to display contact information. To use some other Data we created a view on the SQL-Server and added a new Read List operation for ...
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How to get the data from external SQL Server database in SharePoint 2013 site

What I want to do is retrieve the data from external SQL server database and bring it on the SharePoint 2013 site and show the graphs accordingly. So the data might be from different database tables. ...
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Not able to create External Content Type in SharePoint Designer 2013 using Stored Procedure

I want to create the external content type using stored procedure but it is giving me error such that, when I right click on routines in Data Source Explorer and then select New Read Item Operation ...
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External Content Types Office 365

I've the following: In the cloud = SharePoint (office 365) On-Premises = SQL DB's that I want to connect to from SharePoint Is it possible to connect to my On-Premises SQL DB's?
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Doing some actions into multiple Item of External list

I have an external list of Microsoft CRM 2011 Accounts in SharePoint 2013 (By BDCS Service). In SharePoint 2013 environment I want to select some items in this External List and apply an action to the ...
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How to correctly update specific columns in an external database through an ECT?

Here is the scenario: I have an External Content Type based on a specific table in an external DB. The table itself has 33 columns, my ECT exposes a total of 13 of those columns, 7 as read-only and ...
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Trouble updating rows of data in an External Content Type using Javascript

I've tried a few different ways of doing this, including querying the External Content Type and then updating the current item. However as far as I ever get is an undefined variable error. This is my ...
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BDC update operation fails with socket exception

I have set up an external content type in my BDC Service, and I am using the Secure Store Service to provide the database credentials. In the ECT I have set up Read Item, Read List, and Update Item ...
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External ContentType to a public JSON feed

I had expected it to be easy to link to an external JSON feed by now (last time I did BCS was with SP2007) but SharePoint Designer (I don't master VS) only has: What would be the easiest solution ...
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External content source as a ContentType refiner

In SharePoint 2013, when crawling an external database, how can you include the crawled items as a content type in the ContentType refiner?
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map External Content Types

I need to be able to map External Content Types/Columns to Sharepoint Columns or Lists. Basically, I need to be able to ‘marry’ lists/columns in SharePoint with External data. Best I can tell ...
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Need Help Understanding External Content Types

I need to be able to understand how to create an External Content type based off of Stored Procedures. All example I have seen thus far show me how to create using 'Create All Operations' using a ...
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External List doesnt 'see' External Content Types

I have created a few External Content Types in which standard lists find easily as an 'External Data' column type. However, a 'External List' doesnt see any of these external content types. I dont ...
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Create external content type with sql server

I need to have an external list in SharePoint 2013, i found a lot of tutorial but. I need that my external content type has a unique authentification to my sql tablE. i don't want connection to the ...
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External content type data retrieving error in SharePoint Online

I followed this page to create an external content type in SharePoint Online and add a Business Data List Web Part to read data from this external content type. But it displays an error, it says An ...
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How to enable quick edit in an External List?

I know, it is not supported. I am in the process to customize a ECT list view with access to enable the quick edit function.
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How to tell an ECT developed in VS to use credentials from Secure Store Service?

I am trying to develop an External Content Type using Visual Studio so I can use External Data Source columns in a SharePoint list. Most of the stuff I am finding online uses Designer, but I don't ...
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Remove Infopath form from external list?

The InfoPath form has broken for the external list. How to remove all GUI InfoPath form from the external list? I want to rebuild the InfoPath again for the external list without having to recreate a ...
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Display SQL Server data in Sharepoint with the ability to Drill Down

Metadata External List Users need to see & update metadata information about user databases via sharepoint. Users open a Sharepoint site and look for metadata Information Data being pulled from ...
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External content type add connection to a rest api

Is there a way to connect an external content type to a third party rest API? If so how? I have tried to find information about this, but have only found methods to using rest to get data out from ...
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External list with hyperlinks sharepoint 2013

How do I make a column (content) a hyperlink with an external list in SharePoint 2013? I have the url in the database and need to turn it into a hyperlink.
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SharePoint Online Hosted App get List Items from within app

I have a Visual Studio 2013 solution and I have been successfully able to get list items from the host web using the following JavaScript code: var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); ...
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Custom Data Provider for External Content Type

I have a several data services and I want to add them to SharePoint portal. I found that I can create an external content types for that. All tutorials says that External Content Type can be created ...
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SharePoint 2013 BCS and SQL Views

I have setup my SharePoint 2013 publishing site with BCS and Secure Store so that users can access multiple external lists within the site and if they have the correct permissions setup in Secure ...
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External Content Type does not match the schema version for the form

When I try to edit or view the item within the External List view the error message is as followed: Error InfoPath cannot open the form because of an application configuration error: The schema ...
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External Content Type based on SQL View allow insert/update/delete

I have two tables in SQL, one of them is read only (it is the "master"). The other is a detail table. They are joined on column 'VNO'. It is constructed with a left join on the master table, so ...
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External Content type column causes an error in the list view

I have a siet column/field of External Data type called "ABVictName". The problem with this field is that whenever I insert it in the List View it throws an error. In the logs I found this message: ...
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External Content Type - SQL - Filters

I create a new external list via a new external content type SQL . I retreive my data and i can display it. BDC Service allows us to view 2000 items . 1st Issue: I can filtered through a ...
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How to make user edit data in business data list?

I set up a business data list to get data from SQL server through external content type. It works very well and users are able to see the data from SQL server on their SharePoint UI. But now I'm ...
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SharePont Workflow initiated automatically on item create via email not able to read from external list

I created a custom SharePoint 2010 workflow using SharePoint designer for a 2013 SharePoint environment. My workflow needs to read data from an external list, and works flawlessly when the workflow ...
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Sage 50 Accounts Integration

I want to import Sage 50 Accounts information into my SharePoint Online environment as an external content type. Can this be done? Thanks
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Could not save the list changes to the server

I have an External List in SharePoint 2013. I am trying to create a new Edit Form in SharePoint Designer but unfortunately it is throwing Could not save the list changes to the server error instead of ...
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External Content type failed to save, The name domain\username cannot be resolved via Active Directory

I get the below error when I try to edit the external content type through SharePoint Designer. The Name Domail\username, is no longer with our organization. I believe he created this External Content ...
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ReadOnly columns in External List: SharePoint 2013.

I want to make some fields ReadOnly in External List in SharePoint 2013. I have tried JavaScript and SPUtility approaches as guided in this blog, but unfortunately did not work. In SharePoint ...
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SharePoint Designer not creating NewForm or EditForm for Stored Proc

I have created an external list using an external content type which uses stored procs for create, update, and delete operations. When I try adding a new item to that list using a Web Part, I'm ...
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Picker Control Filter for External List in SharePoint 2013

I have an External List in SharePoint 2013 as shown in image below. I have a field called Department. In the Read List operation, I have added wild card filter for Department column. For Calendar ...
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Order By clause is ignored

I've created an external content type using SharePoint designer with all 5 operations. Then, I figured it orders by the element ID. I've exported the BDCM file, opened it with Notepad, and modified to ...
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How to create multiple operator options in one filter, and how to add “contain” filter in external content type?

I'm creating external content type from SQL server to business data list. I would like to create a read list operator based on search stored procedure. I noticed in creating filter table, there's no ...
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Updating External List after Updating BCS: SharePoint 2013

I am using SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server 2012, both Enterprise Editions. Earlier I had created an External Content Type and created its External List. I have no problem performing various options ...
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External Content Type - Cannot connect to SQL server with user's identity

I'm trying to get some data from external content type from SQL server by using my windows identity, but when I add a new connection in SPD, and choose user's identity to connect, a error message pop ...
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Reference list from subsite

I want to use a list found in a parent site as a lookup in a list. As far as I could find was using external content types, however I don't know what the sql server back-end address is or what the ...
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Apps cannot use External Content Types defined in the Business Data Connectivity Shared Service Application metadata catalog

My issue is getting Unauthoraized exception while accessing external data in workflow 2013 context throw REST call (HttpSend). I read several posts suggests to create BDC model inside App package, ...
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Dynamically creating SharePoint 2013 external content type

Background: There is requirement of calling external list from SQL to SharePoint 2013. We have done it using BCS, external content Type and SecureStore. There are also some modification done using ...
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InfoPath does not support customizing the form used for this list.

How to enable this feature? "InfoPath does not support customizing the form used for this list." I want to edit the form in infopath and publish it back to SharePoint.
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Sharepoint 2013 issue when trying to edit infopath form

I have an external database in SharePoint, when I try to edit. It outputs the following error message: "The current operation requires Business Connectivity Services client components. Install ...
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External Content Type picker in Word 2013 (SharePoint 2013)

I have followed the steps at this blog (about using external columns in Word documents) and everything appears to have worked successfully - when I select "New Document" from SharePoint Word opens ...
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Create External content type using Powershell

How would one go about creating an external content type using powershell? Is it at all possible?
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Business Connectivity Services DateTime formatting

I have a SQL Server database with a number of columns of type Date. I have used BCS to create External Content Types in SharePoint 2013 for the tables in my database. However when a view these content ...