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I'm getting following error.
C#
EntityType 'SelectListItem' has no key defined. Define the key for this EntityType.


My model is as follows :
C#
[Table("DemoTesting")]
    public class DemoTesting
    {
        [Key]
        public int ID { get; set; }
        public string City { get; set; }

        public List<SelectListItem> lstCity { get; set; }

        public DemoTesting()
        { }

        public DemoTesting(List<SelectListItem> lst)
        {
            this.lstCity = lst;
        }

    }



Controller code is:
C#
public ActionResult DemoDropDown()
        {
            List<SelectListItem> lstmenu = new List<SelectListItem>();
            var city = (from items in ContextObj.demoContextObj
                        select items).ToList();
            foreach (var item in city)
            {
                lstmenu.Add(new SelectListItem { Text = item.City.ToString(), Value = item.ID.ToString() });
            
            }
            DemoTesting obj = new DemoTesting(lstmenu);
            return View(obj);
        }



Im getting this error when trying to get cites by LINQ.Please help

What I have tried:

As per others site i'm already added [Key] attribute in my model but still getting this error.
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phil.o 20-Apr-16 5:22am    
You added the [Key] attribute on the DemoTesting class, not on the SelectListitem class, which seems to need it.
Member 12141812 20-Apr-16 5:26am    
So where i need to add [Key] attribute.

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