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Building Web Applications with Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Designer 2007 Step by Step by John Jansen

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Setting List Properties

The view from the previous exercise would make an excellent default view for the Posts list in the blog site. Unfortunately, because of the way that the SharePoint platform determines what pages can be used for default list pages, there is more work that needs to be done to that page to make it work with a list. The page that is registered as the default view for lists is important because it is the page that will render when users browse directly to the list, or when they click to submit or edit list items in the browser.

Before a page can be set as the default view page for a list, it must contain a view of the list inside a Web Part zone. In the previous exercise, you inserted a view of a linked data source (not a view ...

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