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Release 3.7.1 Visual Studio add-in

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Change Set: 89027
Released: Feb 10, 2014
Updated: Mar 21, 2014 by ErikEJ
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Download the release version (3.7.1) of the Visual Studio add-in for SQL Server Compact 3.5 and 4.0 from here

SQL Server Compact Toolbox 3.7.1 - Visual Guide of new features

New features:

1: DDEX providers in VS 2013 and VS 2012 (to enable EF Tools scenarios for added 4.0 and 3.5 database files)

To use this feature:
- Install VISX and launch Visual Studio 2012/2013
- Open the Toolbox within VS
- Restart VS 2012/2013
- Add new Toolbox connection to a new or existing SQL Server Compact 4.0 or 3.5 database file
- Add EntityFramework.SqlServerCompact or EntityFramework.SqlServerCompact.Legacy package to project and build project
- You can now use this connection for Generate Model from Database, Generate Database from Model and Update Model from Database

2: Scan active solution for sdf files and add those to Toolbox

3: Option to disable use of Visual Studio connection dialog and Server Explorer integration

4: Add connection will now always use DDEX provider if available

Bug fixes:
Handle apostrophe in file and folder names when saving connections
Fix: The specified table does not exist. (Databases)
Make it clearer that sqlmetal dependent features requires 3.5 to be installed

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by orojiben on Jun 13, 2014 at 5:16 AM