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BCS Data List - Unable to Allow Filtering

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 07, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
 
Hello,   I'm using the BCS Data List to display values from the 'Contoso Inventory List' on the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 demo machine.  I'm unable to allow user filtering of data - the options appear grayed out.  Here's what I did: Dropped a BCS Data List web part on my page Selected my External Content Type Data appeared as expected I then clicked the 'Edit View' link to modify the BCS Data List view The selections under 'Items to Retrieve' are grayed out - with "Retrieve All Items" selected by default.   I had hoped to use 'Retrieve items specified by the user' which in SharePoint 2007 BDC gave the user filtering options.I'm hoping someone can help me understand what I'm doing wrong.     Thanks!   Steven   ps - I get the same behavior with different SharePoint sites and External Content Types, so I don't believe it's a problem with my SharePoint site.


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