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Microsoft® SharePoint® Designer 2010 Unleashed by Kathy Hughes

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Changing the Form’s Type Post Form Creation

As mentioned earlier in this chapter, when creating custom list forms it’s best to choose the type of form, such as new, edit, or display type, at the time of creation to avoid any subsequent issues.

In order to access a form’s PageType section, you need to select the DFWP in entirety. As shown in Figure 25.31, you can select the DFWP within a custom list page and then modify the Page Type in the form’s Tag Properties task pane. In this case, a form originally created as type new is changed to type display by changing from PAGE_NEWFORM to PAGE_DISPLAYFORM.

Figure 25.31 Option to change page type in a custom list form.

However, be aware that changing the form’s page type does not automatically change ...

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