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Basic List Definition steps - cannot get columns to show up in New, Edit, etc.

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Can someplease explain (since the MSDN docs don't) all the necessary stuff required to make a custom List Definition?  I'm trying to make a List Definition and in the schema.xml I've added some custom columns, as well as existing site columns, and I cannot get anything but the default items (from VS creation itself), like Title, to show up.  Some things I've tried:

1 - Yes, "ShowInNewForm", "ShowInEditForm", and "ShowInDisplayForm" are all set to True

2 - I've tried making an inline Content Type for these new columns (i.e., not a new ContentType element, just inside the Schemal.xml file)

I cannot ever get the custom columns to ever appear on anything other than a View.  Also, how the heck do you hide/get rid of the Title column if you don't need that?


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