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Data Connection relative to a site.

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 12, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I have made a request for leave form that allows a user to select a manager from a dropdown menu.  The dropdown is populated by a 'managers' list within the department's site.  Now that the form has become popular I need to move it to the other departments within the company.  Each department has their own site, each site has their own 'managers' list.  I converted the data connection to be relative and point to http://server/DataConnectionLibrary/managers.udcx.   I then create a DataConnectionLibrary in the specific department site (http://server/Organization/HR/DataConnectionLibrary/managers.udcx_)  I modify this managers.udcx, to use the GUID of the actual managers list that exists in HR, I have also changed the site URL in the .udcx to point to http://server/Organization/HR. However, when I open this form, it is still reading from the initial managers list and not the HR managers list.  Is there a step I am missing?  I have 12 departments that want to use this form and was hoping to not have to deploy it 12 times.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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