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Re:Type 'Int32' is not a valid entity type.

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


I have been trying to pull a database table with a small int field into my dbml file, the entity type rendered itself as a short initially, and I got the following error message:

Type 'Int16' is not a valid entity type.  Entity types cannot be a primitive type or a simple type like string or Guid.


Then i converted the memeber type to a int instead of the short and i ran into the following error:

 Type 'Int32' is not a valid entity type.  Entity types cannot be a primitive type or a simple type like string or Guid.  


I am just not able to get around the issue, can anyone please give in some constructive feedback as to why is that possibly happening?

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