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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Development Cookbook by Ed Musters

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Creating List Forms with SharePoint Designer

SharePoint is great, because all you have to do is define your list and you get all of the forms for free, such as the form to edit the list item:

Creating List Forms with SharePoint Designer

This is actually a physical ASPX page. In SharePoint Designer, go to the Proposals tab (or open Proposals from the Lists and Libraries section). Under the Forms section, you will see, for example, EditForm.aspx.

But what if you wanted to have an edit form, where you were not able to edit the Title of the document? The following recipe will show you how to create an additional Edit form, and then customize it to your needs.

How to do it...

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