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Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Services 3.0 Step by Step by Penelope Coventry, Todd C. Bleeker, Bill English, Olga M. Londer

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Modifying a Content Type

By using InfoPath 2007, you can modify a form template on which existing content type is based. Similar to modifying the form template for a single library, it’s important to be careful when changing a content type form template because you might lose data in the existing forms stored in all form libraries that are based on this content type. For example, if you remove a field from a form template, this field no longer appears in all existing forms in all libraries associated with the content type based on this template; consequently, the data in this field are lost. However, if you are making additions to the content type form template or changing its appearance, you shouldn’t lose any data.

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If in doubt, do not modify ...

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