O'Reilly logo

Microsoft® SharePoint® Designer 2010 Unleashed by Kathy Hughes

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Copying Data Sources

The Copy and Modify action available in the Data Sources ribbon enables you to copy an existing data source and then modify the properties of that data source for use elsewhere within the same site. For example, using the Copy and Modify action you could copy an existing document library, such as Shared Documents, and then modify the query properties, along with the scope to which the query applies (see Figure 19.75). You can then add that document library to another page within the same site and maintain an active link to the source library; that is, as new documents are added to the original library from which the copy was made then those documents are also added to the copied library view.

Figure 19.75 Copying and modifying ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required