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Problems with Custom List Forms in Document Libraries

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 09, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I have setup several custom list forms for various lists with no issues however when it comes to document libraries a few things dont seem to work correctly. I create a copy of the editform.aspx --> Hide existing web part --> Insert custom list form (edit) --> restyle the fields etc. save it as edit.aspx confirm it is being used as the default form in the supporting files section. Great it appears to work whenever someone uploads a document or clicks edit. However... that is only th first impressions as there are a few issues that crop up at this time.  Clicking the edit button on an existing document doesn't display the Name field, meaning individuals cannot rename a document. After an item is uploaded and the required fields are entered in the form the user then clicks check-in. The library then opens and shows the document is still checked out to that user. Has anyone else experienced these issues before? The critical factor is the checking in a document, as to why this breaks on a custom edit form I have no idea. Any help would be greatly appreciated as under quite a lot of pressure to get this resolved. Chris

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