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How to Link new Dispform.aspx in sharepoint list ?

  Asked By: Shonda    Date: Dec 19    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 6213

I have save dispform.aspx as dispformnew.aspx. Thne did some
modification in dispformnew.aspx. Now I want to replace this
dispformnew.aspx with old dispform.aspx.

How can I change the link of dispform.aspx with new disp form from
sharepoint list when user click on any list item and select View

Or is there any other way to handle this situtation?



6 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Kevin Davis     Answered On: Dec 19

Pull the site up in SharePoint designer. Go to the list  and right click  on the
list name to get the context menu. Pick properties off the context menu. Click
on the last tab in the properties panel ( I don't remember the name at the
moment.) You will see a dropdown and 4 textboxes. Use the dropdown to select
the content type of the list and then use the textbox currently set to
dispform.aspx to browse to the address of your dispformnew.aspx. This will
replace the existing form  with your custom form.

Answer #2    Answered By: Meenakshi Khochar     Answered On: Dec 19

I already checked this. On "Supporting Files" tab, there is only 3 options i.e.
Default View
New Document Form
Edit Document Properties Form
There is no option for display form.

Answer #3    Answered By: Latrice Henson     Answered On: Dec 19

What kind of list  are you using? I just pulled up a link  list in my demo
environment and I get 4 options (one at the top/three at the bottom) for Default
view, display, new, and edit.

Answer #4    Answered By: Nidhi Tiwary     Answered On: Dec 19

I am using form  library (INfopath)?

Answer #5    Answered By: Beatrice Serrano     Answered On: Dec 19

The forms library would be the problem then. You can't set the dispform.aspx
directly on a document library. Because document libraries display both the
metadata on a display form  and the document using the default application the
dispform.aspx has to be set on the content type, not on the library itself.
Take a look at the BLOG below for information about how to attach a new
dispform.aspx to a content type.


Answer #6    Answered By: Maya Lewis     Answered On: Dec 19

I tried in another way, but it seems I did something wrong. I save
it dispform.aspx as dispformnew.aspx, so in form list  it changes the
path of dispform.aspx to dispformnew.aspx. But here I did one
mistake I modified dispform.aspx rather then dispformnew.aspx.

Now I want to redirect again to dispform.aspx, so how can I re-verse
the save  as process as I did earlier.

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