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Disadvantages of external lists in BCS

26-Dec-2011 4:41 AM
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I am Bijay Kumar Sahoo (Biju), from Orissa, India. Here in the IT industry for more than 7+ years and during these days I have enjoyed working with Microsoft Technologies such as SharePoint 2013/2010, MOSS 2007, Asp.Net, C#.Net, Sql Server, Ajax, jQuery etc. Also I am a SharePoint MVP and here is my MVP URL https://mvp.microsoft.com/en-us/mvp/Bijaya%20Kumar%20Sahoo-5000972 . Currently working with Hewlett-Packard (HP) in Bangalore. During these period I worked in various concepts like Workflow, InfoPath, Custom web part developement, Search, SharePoint customization like master page and page layouts. Apart from that I have also also work in both SharePoint server object model as well as client object model.... view full profile





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27-Dec-2011 5:18 PM Posted By Bijay Kumar Said:
Here are some more disadvantages according to Roger W. an linkedin user.
This is what according to Roger W.
There are quite a few actually...it is a powerful feature but, my users complained about the following things....I wrote this up a while back: 
List 
Datasheet View 
RSS feed 
List alerts (I think DP wanted this) 
custom columns (although a BCS ECT can have a column in a regular SPList) 
Export to Excel 
Connect to Outlook 
Create Visio Diagram 
Open with Access 
Workflow Settings 

Items 
Folders 
Version History 
Item-level Permissions 
Item-level Alerts 
Attachments 
Workflows 
Content Approval

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03-Jan-2012 8:14 AM Posted By Naimish Pandya Said:
Wow!!

I always knew that SharePoint 2010 does support external lists but wasn't aware that I won't be able to do all the core things with the lists.

Really nice information!!

Thanks, 
Naimish 
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