Show External Content Type list using Business Data Web part in SharePoint 2013

business data related list web part sharepoint 2013

In this post, we will discuss how to show external content type using business data web part in SharePoint 2013.


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1. First, we edit that page, where we want to show the External Content Type (ECT) list.

2. Now go to the Ribbon, and click on INSERT tab and Select the Business Data Web Part Categories and click on Business Data List. See in fig

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

3. Now edit this Web Part. See in fig

business data related list web part sharepoint 2010
business data related list web part SharePoint 2010

4. From Edit Business Data List Web Part properties, Click for choosing the Type for External Content Type Picker. See in fig

sharepoint business data related list web part
Sharepoint business data related list web part

5. Now One Wizard is open, in this wizard showing all External Data Source. Now you select the one External Data Source, Which you want to display in the page and click OK. See in fig

business data related list web part
business data related list web part

6. Now in the properties panel, you able to see the Type, view and Display toolbar option. See in fig

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

7. After this Click on Apply and OK.

8. Save the page.

9. Now you able to see your External Content Type List Column with the item. See in fig. in this no item is showing, because in this list I don’t have item.

sharepoint business data related list web part
SharePoint business data related list web part


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About Navneet Singh

I am Navneet Singh, Working at C3it software solutions pvt. ltd. in Pune. My core skills are SharePoint 2013, Office 365, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint Designer, SharePoint Designer Workflow, Nintex Workflow, Infopath, Webpart, CSOM/SSOM, Power-shell, C#, ASP.NET and SQL Server.

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