DotConnect dataprovider is not showing up in entitydatamodel

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DotConnect dataprovider is not showing up in entitydatamodel

Post by » Tue 08 Feb 2011 22:41

I have installed dcoraclefree.exe and created a class library in visual studio 2010. while adding entity data model, i selected generate from database option from entity data model wizad and click next. dotconnect data provider is not showing up in the choose your data connection wizard.

How to use dotconnect dataprovider with entity data model and I want to connection database and drag and drop tables on design view of .edmx.(just like LINQ to Sql, typeddataset in visual studio). How to do this?

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Post by AndreyR » Wed 09 Feb 2011 13:21

You need the Trial Edition, not the Express one. The Express edition contains only the basic connectivity functionality. More information is available in the Editions matrix.
The only limitation of the Trial edition is the 30-day usage period.

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