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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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Creating Form Libraries

Form libraries function similarly to document libraries, but they store specific types of documents—forms—and have enhanced integration with Microsoft Office InfoPath, such as allowing you to create form libraries from Office InfoPath. Chapter 14, discusses in detail how Windows SharePoint Services and InfoPath work together.

Forms are a more structured type of information. They contain a set of fields that are filled out in a uniform manner. Form libraries are excellent repositories for structured documents, such as Purchase Orders or Vacation Requests. To obtain the full benefit of form libraries, you must use InfoPath for designing and filling out forms.

The following exercise walks you through creating a new form library ...

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