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BCS Question (changing data source of a web service)

We are going to be building a Web Service (on-premise) to connect our data to SharePoint online (o365) using BCS and OData. If we migrate our database from one location (in Oracle) to another (e.g. ...
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Remove “Actions Menu” from list view with external data columns

I have a list which contains two external data columns. The view for the list displays an "Actions Menu" next to each of the external columns. This "Actions Menu" appears like little box and down ...
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Workflow to Copy Item to a Library with External Data field?

I have a workflow that is triggered when a item is approved, it looks at the status and copies it over to a archive library with a external data field. Problem I am having is when the copy happens ...
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Declare Record with External Data Field?

2 Part Question: If I delcare a record on a item that has a External Data field will that field change if the column in that table is updated or will it remain static? And if it does change, is ...
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Secondary lookup columns for external content types not displaying data in list after refreshing from primary

I have created a SharePoint list that has a lookup column to an external list. I also have instructed SharePoint to display several secondary columns that are related to that primary external lookup ...
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DataJS to Read from ListData.svc not Returning All Fields

I am attempting to use Data.js to read from the ListData.svc but the service is not returning all of the fields that I want. Is there a way that I can specify the view fields or something? The fields ...
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How to Reconcile External Data and Multiple Values for a List Item?

I am currently developing a solution that requires me to integrate a SharePoint 2010 list (generic list type) with items from a SQL Server database. In addition to this hypothetical field being ...
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Will SharePoint 2013 support multiple values for External Data column?

It's been answered before that SharePoint 2010 does not support "allow multiple selections" on an External Data column. However, does anyone know if SharePoint 2013 will support this feature out of ...
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Setting Value of External Field in Code

I cannot seem to find any examples of how to set a BCS External Field via code. I have two lists that both have a BCS field named "Industry". When an item is created in List A I need to create a new ...
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Select Box from External Data Column Not Working

I have a control that refrences an EDC (added to the list as a lookup) that I have added to an application page via the following markup: <SharePoint:FormField runat="server" id="Industry" ...
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Declarative (CAML) BusinessData field

I am trying to create a List template definition declaratively (using CAML) which includes a External Data column and several secondary columns. I created a custom list via the UI and exported the ...
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External Content Type and Entity Framework

I have been struggling with this project for about two weeks now. I have successfully created an External Content Type using Visual Studio and have deployed it. I was also able to use the SharePoint ...
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Data first in SP, then in External database?

I have a customer with a customer database which represent projects. The DB only manage approved projects. I'm working on an application than have to works with project in both early stages (project ...
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External data column is not included in enterprise search

I have added an external data column with secondary fields to a document library. It is filled with values from an external content type in a BDC Model. The document library items show the correct ...
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External Data Column no sorting by a string based additional field

Can anyone confirm or tell me why you can't sort by an External Data column additional field if its type descriptor is a string? It works for int, bool and guid type descriptors. If I add a standard ...
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Problem with Refresh button on External data column

I'm struggling with refreshing items on list with external data. So far I have been able to make the refresh button work, but only when I add items to list in a standard way (via browser). When I add ...
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Custom BDC External Data column errors “No exact match was found”

I've created a custom BCD for SharePoint 2010. It works well, i can create a list, view all the items, click on an item and view it. I am now adding this to a list as an External Data column. The ...