To make it easier to do that, you will create a view in the database.
The view will consist of just the data needed by the drop-down list: the full name (properly formatted) and the record key.
You will begin this tutorial by making two changes to the database, both of which require corresponding changes to the data model that you created in the Getting Started with the Entity Framework and Web Forms tutorials.
In one of those tutorials, you made changes in the designer manually to synchronize the data model with the database after a database change.
The class that encapsulates data-access logic is called a .
NET Web Forms model and assumes you know how to work with ASP. The control gives you more flexibility in other ways as well.This tutorial series builds on the Contoso University web application that is created by the Getting Started with the Entity Framework 4.0 tutorial series.If you didn't complete the earlier tutorials, as a starting point for this tutorial you can download the application that you would have created.In the third tutorial in this series you will add sorting and filtering functionality to the application.The pages you create in this tutorial work with the entity set of the data model that you created in the Getting Started tutorial series.