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Microsoft® SharePoint® Designer 2010 Unleashed by Kathy Hughes

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Creating a New XLV from Access

Now that you have seen how to create a view in SharePoint Designer, it’s time to create a new XLV complete with data so that you can more readily explore the rich set of editing tools and see how to apply various styles to an XLV. A great way to create a data-ready XLV is to create a new list from an existing populated Access database or Excel spreadsheet. Access is the preferred client for working with SharePoint list data because it enables you to maintain two-way synchronization between the source Access database and the SharePoint list.

To create a new list from an Access database, perform the following steps:

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