Chapter 20. Using External Lists in Outlook

In this chapter I'll show you how you can integrate external lists into Outlook 2010. You'll use the Employee list that you created in Chapter 18 and link it as a contact list in Outlook 2010. The employee data in the AdventureWorks database can then be viewed in Outlook with the same rich-client experience.

Note

This chapter requires the solution described in Chapter 18. If you have not implemented that yet, you'll need to first create the Employee and Territory external content types and then create the Employees external list.

Linking the External Content Type

Launch the SharePoint Designer, and navigate to the Part5 site. Click the External Content Types link in the Navigation pane. If you've been working ...

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