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Please can somebody help me with document information

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 13, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Hi could anybody please tell me where you can accss in site content type document information panel settings, i am using sharepont foundation and cannot seem to find it anywhere, i am being told that it should be there but in Sharepoint foundation it is not, is it me or am i doing something wrong, the last thing that i see in my content type is the ability to delete it. Thanks John

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Hi All could anybody please tell me where you can accss in site content type document information panel settings, i am using sharepont foundation and cannot seem to find it anywhere.   Thanks John johnJ

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Form template: http://servername/sitename/proppanel.xsn
The following DataObject either cannot be created or cannot be initialized: list_033AA217-8906-447E-A604-A300F51D4030
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