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EntityDatasource metadata specified could not be loaded

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I'm trying to add a entitydatasource to a page but I keep getting this error about the connection string and metadata. I'm using Visual Studio 2013 with EF 5.0. What do I need to change on my connection string to use this control??

  <add name="GeneralAppsEntities1" connectionString="metadata=res://*/App_Code.GeneralApps.csdl|res://*/App_Code.GeneralApps.ssdl|res://*/App_Code.GeneralApps.msl;provider=System.Data.SqlClient;provider connection string=&quot;....&quot;" providerName="System.Data.EntityClient" /></connectionStrings>

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Did you change any config settings?
This error can happen because application was unable to load the EDMX file which contains the model for your database.
see this tutorial for further trouble shooting
http://blogs.teamb.com/craigstuntz/2010/08/13/38628/
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