[SOLVED] Relation lines not showing up in dataset designer when adding new tableadapter

By Steven Chang

August 10, 2015


Question:
I added a┬ánew table in my MS SQL database, and set up relationships between the new table and an existing table. I went to Visual Studio’s dataset designer (one I had already started) and added the new table, but I’m not seeing the relation line as I would expect. What gives?

Answer:
Go to your project’s settings and make sure there isn’t a new connection string made when you tried to add the new table. This happened to me and took me a while to realize VS created a new connection string for me when I tried adding a new tableadapter using Windows Integrated Security (My original connection string has plain username and password)

Steven Chang

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