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Lotus Notes® and Domino® 6 Application Development Exam Cram™ 2 (Exams 610, 611, and 612) by David Hatter, Tim Bankes

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Creating, Modifying, and Troubleshooting Forms

In Notes/Domino, a Form provides the structure for creating and displaying documents. (You can think of it as a template.) Forms contain fields, which are used to enter and save data (in items) in a Notes document. They also contain any other design elements that a designer has placed on the forms, such as text, tables, images, sections, and actions. For more information on Notes fields, please see the section, “Creating, Modifying, and Troubleshooting Fields,” earlier in this chapter.

A document is loosely linked to a form through the use of the Form field, which contains the name of the form used to create a document. When a document is opened, it is usually rendered through the form named in the ...

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