Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Custom form did not stick to list

A site owner customized a new form for a list.  He then went into SharePoint Designer and went to list properties to set the form as the 'new item form'.  When he clicked OK, the setting did not seem to be saved and reverted back to the original newform.aspx. 

Solution: Under 'List Properties' -> 'Supporting Files' (4th tab),  make sure the second drop down 'Content type specific forms' is set to 'item', then go and select the new customized form:

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