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i just take over a mvc with entity framework project and the developer is gone.
Now I added a column in the database table, and how can i refresh the entity framework so I can continue to code with linq...?

I am not expert with any projects that using entity framework. hope you can help out.

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Shaun VermaakSenior Consultant
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That is database-first. Just make a backup of your models in case the previous developer added code into the autogenerated classes
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Go to the Powershell console.
Open VS and navigate to Tools/Package Manager Console
Then run Enable-Migrations (if you got an error, your developer already did this)

if the enable-migrations cmdlet works or fail you should create a new migration (from old DB to new)
add-migration UpdatedCoumnXXXX

you should review the code proposed and if you accept it just run

Update-database

and that's it.

This is if you added the column programmatically if you did it on the DB follow the previous suggestion from  @Shaun Vermaak

Documentation in here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/aspnet/mvc/overview/getting-started/getting-started-with-ef-using-mvc/migrations-and-deployment-with-the-entity-framework-in-an-asp-net-mvc-application

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