Custom Action on Business Data List Web Part In SharePoint 2013

This SharePoint BCS tutorial, we will discuss custom action on Business Data List Web Part in SharePoint2013. The action includes edit and deletes options on the popped up display form in SharePoint.

For performing edit/delete operations on the list item of external Lists, which is on the Business Data List Web Part, we need to fetch the external list item ID. A lot of people face difficulty in finding the external item ID. We have an external List and Business Data List Web Part with a custom hyperlink to fetch the display form.

The external list item ID for the edit/delete option on the display form can be found by fetching the value of BdcIdentity column. This value can be fetched by writing the REST API code, which generates the response and the value for which can be fetched and is shown in the following screenshot:

sharepoint 2013 business data list web part
sharepoint 2013 business data list web part

You need to edit the web part and add XSLT code:

sharepoint 2013 business data list webpart
sharepoint 2013 business data list webpart
sharepoint 2013 business data list web part edit xslt code
sharepoint 2013 business data list web part edit xslt code

The edit/delete option now comes on the Display form.

business list webpart sharepoint 2013
business list webpart sharepoint 2013

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