I created an external list in sharepoint 2010 (SP1) using SPD. The backend is sql server. The I added a wildcard filter on a column called Source_System (and a limit filter).

The out of the box view worked fine, meaning that I could edit and delete items from the ribbbon.

I then used SPD to add a Querystring paramter to the view called Source System and Configired the Finder in SPD to Pass the QueryString {SOURCE_SYSTEM} into the Filter.

The filter works fine , but when i pass in a SOURCE_SYSTEM on the QueryString filter, the Ribbon Buttons to edit and delete are disabled. With no QueryString Filter they work fine, its only when I filter the list with a query string they are disabled.

Anyone know how to get around this?

BTW ...The View and edit commands in the ECB work fine, its just the ribbbon!

  • Did this ever get resolved? Same issue on my side.
    – user22318
    Jan 29 '14 at 23:39

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