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Domino Designer 6: A Developer’s Handbook by Gustavo Pecly, Grant McCarthy, Pekka Hartikainen, Andre Guirard, Rune Carlsen, Tommi Tulisalo

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4.3. Sharing design elements with subforms

Subforms provide a way to avoid duplicating the design of section of a form. With subforms, you can ease the development effort because you can maintain a group of elements in one place, and use the same subform in many forms.

All design elements that are added to forms can also be used in subforms. These include:

  • Static text and pictures

  • Fields, whatever their type and format

  • Hotspots as buttons or links

  • Tables

  • Action Bar

  • Java applets

  • Embedded elements

  • Another subform

When you modify an existing subform, the changes are immediately reflected in all the forms that use the modified subform.

Note: You can insert subforms into a table or even into another subform.

A subform is provided with the TeamRoom template. ...

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