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How to Bind Selective Columns from Stored Proc to Gridview using the entity framework

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 23, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

Hi Guys,

I have this entity model>> http://img840.imageshack.us/img840/306/schemaj.jpg and I would like to bind  a list  which consists of: employee's

  • emloyee_firstname(employees table) + employee_lastname(employees table)
  • employee's extension(employee_extension table)
  • deparment name(departments table)

to my gridview. I already created my stored procedure

    Concat(employees.employee_firstname," ",employees.employee_lastname) as name
    , extensions.extension_number
    , departments.department_description
    INNER JOIN employees 
        ON (employee_extensions.employee_id = employees.employee_id)
    INNER JOIN extensions 
        ON (employee_extensions.extension_id = extensions.extension_id)
    INNER JOIN departments 
        ON (employees.department_id = departments.department_id)

But my problem is, i don't know how to bind it since i don't have an entity that contains the employee's name, extension# and departments name. Do I need to create a custom class that consists of said columns? or is their a proper way to do this? I'

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