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Not all content type columns show up in DisplayForm.aspx

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 11, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I have a list that when displaying the DisplayForm.asp does not show all the columns of my content type.  I double checked that the column Status was Optional( not Hidden), so I don't understand why they don't show up.  Can anyone advise please?  For site visitors that only have View rights, DisplayForm is the logical way to view the list item, so they need to see all columns.


Edit - I was able to get the missing elements to display by switching the column to Required rather than Optional.  While I think this will work in my case because the new items are coming from a webservice that provides this data, it doesn't seem like this should be required.  I thought by default ALL columns/fields displayed on the forms UNLESS marked as hidden.

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