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Allow editing in Linq to SQL Datagridview

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Using L2Q I fill a datagridview with records.  One column has checkboxes that I want the user to check if the record is to be deleted.  However, the dgv does not allow the box to be checked.  The error says it is read only.   What do I need to do to allow editing?
   
Dim currBDocs = From d In db.Documents Order By d.LastModifiedDate Ascending _
                      Select d.DocID, d.LastModifiedDate, d.DocTitle, d.DeleteFromDB

        dgvBDocs.DataSource = currBDocs

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Thanks for any help on this.
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You would have to handle the updating manually. This is especially true when you have a Select list in the LINQ query because that creates an anonymous type.

I think for gridviews, you would be better off using stored procedures.
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