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How can I customize a sharepoint 2013 external list

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I created an external list to sql data in sharepoint 2013. All the data is fine but I need to customize the list (change the datetime to date only, lengthen some of the columns etc.) SharePoint designed 2013 no longer has design view I do not know how to edit in code. Can someone tell em how to accomplish this? Either point me to an article or a 3rd part tool that will allow design view in sharepoint designer 2013? I can also change the table in sql if that makes it work better.

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by:Mohammed Khawaja
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Download SharePoint designer from Microsoft:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/download/details.aspx?id=35491
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by:jsgrosskopf
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Sharepoint designer 2013 is the problem. There is no more design mode and you have to use code to change everything
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I ended up installing sharepoint designer 2010 and it allowed me to do as I wanted
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Found solution on my own
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