'Code First From Database' Template not showing in Visual Studio Entity Data Model Wizard

c# entity-framework entity-framework-6 visual-studio-2012

Question

according to Microsft in this article is should see an option 'Code First From Database' when adding a new item to the project under 'ADO.NET Entity Data Model' in step 3.

I see the following only enter image description here

I have installed EF 6.1 using nuget, I am using Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate..What am i missing?

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3/25/2014 10:29:54 PM

Accepted Answer

It turns out that to enable the "Code First From Database" template, you need to download and install the EF Tools.

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4/21/2014 5:51:48 PM

Popular Answer

  1. Install "Entity Framework Power Tools Beta 4" (Tools -> Extensions and Updates)
  2. Right click project, select "Entity Framework", and "Reverse Engineer Code First"


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