Entity Developer not working from within Visual Studio

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jondunning
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Entity Developer not working from within Visual Studio

Post by jondunning » Wed 04 Jan 2012 16:47

Hi,

When opening Visual Studio and creating a new Windows Form Application, adding a Devart Entity Model doesn't work. The progress bar spins and then nothing happens.

I am clicking "Add --> "New Item" and selecting "Devart Entity Model" and clicking "Add".

I have tried re-installing the newest version of dotConnect Pro for Postgresql.

Please help.

Thanks,

Jon

Helen
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Post by Helen » Thu 05 Jan 2012 12:12

We have answered you by e-mail.

MartinDavies
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Post by MartinDavies » Wed 18 Jan 2012 12:45

I have the same issue using dotConnect for MySQL and a Web Forms project.

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Post by Helen » Thu 19 Jan 2012 12:39

MartinDavies wrote:I have the same issue using dotConnect for MySQL and a Web Forms project.
Thank you for your interest in dotConnect for MySQL.
We have answered you by e-mail.

orion
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Post by orion » Wed 08 Feb 2012 11:01

MartinDavies wrote:I have the same issue using dotConnect for MySQL and a Web Forms project.
I have similar symptoms:
"Project->Add New Item->Devart NHibernate Model" does nothing.
"Tools->Entity Developer->Database Explorer" does nothing.
"Tools->Entity Developer->Options" opens "Options" dialog but "Entity Developer" item and all sub items are empty with "An error occured loading this property page" label.
Reinstallation of "Entity Developer" does not help with it.
I have planned to use ED with NHibernate & MS SQL.

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Post by Helen » Wed 08 Feb 2012 12:58

Could you please specify the following:
1) The exact version (x.x.xxx) of Entity Developer you are using. You can find the version of your current build in the Tools > Entity Developer > About menu of Visual Studio. Have you ever installed Entity Developer on your workstation before ?
2) The version of your Visual Studio;
3) The names and exact versions (x.xx.xxx) of all Devart products that are installed on your machine (SQL Complete, Code Compare, dotConnect, etc);
4) Have you tried to create Devart NHibernate Model in the standalone Entity Developer?

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Post by orion » Wed 08 Feb 2012 13:57

Helen wrote: 1) The exact version (x.x.xxx) of Entity Developer you are using. You can find the version of your current build in the Tools > Entity Developer > About menu of Visual Studio. Have you ever installed Entity Developer on your workstation before ?
4.2.120 (Express). ED was not installed before. "Tools > Entity Developer > About" menu item doesn't invoke any reaction
Helen wrote: 2) The version of your Visual Studio;
2010 sp1 pro
Helen wrote: 3) The names and exact versions (x.xx.xxx) of all Devart products that are installed on your machine (SQL Complete, Code Compare, dotConnect, etc);
Code Compare 2.50.13, dotConnect for Oracle 6.30.165.0
Helen wrote:4) Have you tried to create Devart NHibernate Model in the standalone Entity Developer?
Yes, it was created successfully

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Post by Helen » Wed 08 Feb 2012 15:26

Thank you for your assistance and additional information.

dotConnect for Oracle and Entity Developer product use common assemblies (EntityDeveloper.Orm.Common.dll etc).
The products of compatible versions have the same release date:
http://www.devart.com/dotconnect/oracle ... story.html
http://www.devart.com/entitydeveloper/r ... story.html

So, Entity Developer v 4.2.120 is compatible with dotConnect for Oracle v 6.70.293.

We recommend installing compatible versions.

edif
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Re: Entity Developer not working from within Visual Studio

Post by edif » Sat 15 Jun 2013 12:54

Same issue after buying entity developer, removing the trial version and installing the full profession version (last version). The menus are there Tools > entity developer, but they do nothing. entity developer is not in the list of "open with" for .edml file.

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Re: Entity Developer not working from within Visual Studio

Post by Shalex » Tue 18 Jun 2013 14:34

Please reinstall Entity Developer in the following way:
1) uninstall Entity Developer and other Devart ADO.NET products
2) make sure that there are no Devart.* and policy.*.Devart.* files in the following folders:
* \Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\Devart\
* GAC 2.0 (\Windows\assembly\) and GAC 4.0 (\Windows\Microsoft.NET\assembly\)
* \Program Files (x86)\Devart\
* \Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Devart\
* \Documents and Settings\All Users\Devart\EntityDeveloper\ (clear the folder)
* \Documents and Settings\All Users\Devart\dotConnect\ (clear the folder)
3) run installation of Entity Developer Professional Edition via its right click > Run as administrator menu

If this doesn't help, specify:
1) the exact version of your Entity Developer
2) the exact version and edition of Visual Studio
3) have you chosen the option to integrate Entity Developer into Visual Studio when installing Entity Developer?

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