C# Visual Studio 2012 Dataset TableAdapter - SQL View - Update/Save

Hi Experts,

First of all I have to say that my skill level in C# is rather basic so please bear with me. I will use AdventureWorks2012 as the example here. I create a SQL view using the statement (Select e.BusinessEntityID, p.Firstname, p.Lastname FROM HumanResources.employee e JOIN person.person p). Now I create a tableadapter in my C# project and use SQL statement to call the view, put it on a gridView and have the user edit say the firstname field. How do I save it back to the sql view? The updateCommand does not generate.
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Bob LearnedCommented:
The UpdateCommand will only be generated when a primary key can be determined.
timberadminAuthor Commented:
We can't create a primary key on a SQL view though. Perhaps I shouldn't use a view to expose the data to my C# program? What would be the conventional way of achieving something like this?
Bob LearnedCommented:
The conventional way is to have two adapters, each connected to different sources, and then create a relation in the DataSet that gets filled from both adapters.  

I never did really like that pattern.  I would look into the Entity Framework, since it is miles ahead of the traditional table adapter pattern.

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