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Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010 Inside Out by Penelope Coventry Errin O’Connor Troy Lanphier, Johnathan Lightfoot, Thomas Resing, and Michael Doyle

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Working with the Ribbon and LIM in SharePoint Designer

SharePoint Designer can be used to add server controls without the need for a developer or the involvement of the IT department. In SharePoint Designer, the addition of ribbon server controls is known as adding custom actions. These custom actions can only be added to the ribbon of list views, list forms; and to the LIM. List forms are pages that display and edit a single list item, whereas views are pages that display a number of list items. In lists, the list and form pages are stored in the root of the list; for libraries they are stored in the Forms folder, which by default is hidden when a library is displayed in the browser, but is visible in Explorer view and in SharePoint Designer. ...

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