Editing Options for DFWPs in SharePoint Designer 2010

Creating a DFWP directly from the SharePoint Designer 2010 interface is not as straightforward as it was in SharePoint Designer 2007. For instance, the ribbon’s Data Views & Forms group, shown in Figure 22.33, alludes to DFWPs. However, depending on which option you choose might mean adding an XLV to the page instead of a DFWP.

Figure 22.33 Data Views & Forms group in the SharePoint Designer ribbon.

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For instance, one option when creating new views in SharePoint Designer 2010 is to add an empty Data View Web Part to a page and then add a list or library data source to that Data View. If you ...

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