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Microsoft® SharePoint® Designer 2010 Unleashed by Kathy Hughes

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Creating New External Lists

Existing external lists appear in the External Lists category on the Lists and Libraries page. However, when creating new external lists in SharePoint Designer, there are several different locations from which to create them, which are outlined in this section.

Note

For further details on working with and configuring external lists and external content types (ECTs), see Chapter 20, “External Content Types and External Lists (BCS).”

The External List template does not appear as one of the list templates on the SharePoint Designer backstage. To create a new External List in SharePoint Designer, you can choose the External List command in the ribbon’s New group when in Lists and Libraries, shown in Figure 10.19. Clicking ...

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