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Cannot access Business Data (and other) web parts

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 19, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I've created a BDC model in Visual Studio and I'm able to create external lists (using that ECT) in Sharepoint.  However, I've had problems displaying and associating the data in my external lists.

I've since upgrade to a trial version of Sharepoint Server 2010 Enterprise assuming the business data web parts will help solve that problem.  However, even through the Central Admin and other tools indicate the upgrade was successful, I cannot access the business data web parts to display my lists...

Do these web parts have to be enabled in some way to access them from a web part page or in Sharepoint Designer?

I'm running a development environment on Windows 7 x64.  I'd appreciate any help to get past this problem.




Thanks, KBW

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