Some time ago we have decided to provide a way for you to execute changes on many items in your model with a single button click, saving a lot of time when mass updates are needed. We have implemented the Batch Operations dialog and added there several operation types to choose from.

With Q3 2013 we have added many more types of operations in the refreshed Model Operations dialog: 

Now you will have control over most of the properties offered by OpenAccess Visual Designer both on the Members level and on Entities level.

For instance, when working Model First, you can set all the identity properties at once, filtering by name:

and then selecting the Change IsIdentity operation: 

Need to use stored procedures for all CUD operations (create, update, delete)? No problem to set it up for the entire model with the Use CUD Procedures operation:

Use CUD stored procedures

For those of you that are already eager to try the new operations, you can actually do so even now! If you have downloaded Q2 2013 SP1 release, you will have access to the Q3 2013 Beta on your OpenAccess ORM download page. Of course this is only a small part of the new goodies that you can find there - we will present the rest soon in the next blog posts!
About the Author

Ivailo Ivanov

 is Team Lead in Telerik Data Access


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