Chapter 16. Creating Custom Forms

In the previous chapter you implemented a task-based tracking system using a state machine workflow. When an item was added to the Issues list, the workflow took over, generating tasks according to the business rules. The participants performed the tasks assigned to them as the issue progressed through the workflow. The Tasks list and the individual task forms are the primary interface to this system.

Each task type (e.g., New, Assigned, Resolved) used a different content type, allowing each to define the specific columns that are needed. For example, the New task needs a place to assign a developer while the Resolved task needs a place to indicate whether the issue was resolved. These content types were derived ...

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