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How to update fields on modified Sharepoint form

Posted on 2013-01-15
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I have created a new, custom edit form for a list in Sharepoint 2010 Foundation. The custom form is working fine with some JavaScript buttons that I have added.

Now I have created some additional fields (columns) in the list, but how can I get these into the custom edit form? When I open the form in Sharepoint Designer, the additional fields are not there, so I try to click on Insert - SharePoint - TextBox. I can now choose all the original fields in the DataField dropdown list, but not the additional fields. Even when I click on More Fields they are not there.
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Hi,
which web part do you use in your customized edit form?
Thanks.

KR
Rainer
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by:kasperEH
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I use the default web part  to show the fields when you create a new custom form - it looks like it's called Data View

Kind regards,
Kasper
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I tried to create a new list with all the fields from the start, then I created a new, custom edit form. Now, none of the fields are there! When I try to add a field with Insert - SharePoint - TextBox, then I get an XSLT error. Strange.
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After some time, I created a document (an item) in the list, then highlighted the web part in Sharepoint Designer, and clicked on Refresh Data. That solved the problem.

So the conclusion must be:
Make sure that some documents (items) are created with the new list before making custom forms, and again when adding new fields
Highlight the web part of the form and in DataView Tools, click Refresh Data
If it still doesn't work , wait some time and try again
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It was a matter of trial and error, in the end I found out how to make it work.
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