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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 an Existing Form Library

To modify an existing form library, you can change the form template on which the library is based. Care must be used when changing a form template because your changes might result in the loss of data within the existing forms stored in the form library that are based on this template. For example, if you remove a field from a form template, this field no longer appears in the existing forms that are based on that form template; consequently, the data in this field is lost. However, if you are making additions to the form or changing its appearance, you shouldn’t lose any data.

Tip

If in doubt, do not modify the existing library. Instead, publish the changed form template to a new form library.

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