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Switch views when opening a form depending on submit locations?

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 26, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint


I would like to know it was possible to switch views when opening a form depending on where the form has been submitted.

I am submitting my form to library A and library B and want to be able to open it in view 1 in library A and in view 2 in library B.

Is there a way to set some url conditions in the open behavior rules?

Thanks a lot!

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