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Custom Editform.aspx crashes Sharepoint Designer

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 27, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Hi there,

I've recently designed a sharepoint list and customised newform.aspx and editform.aspx. I made copies of the originals then customised the copies.
On both forms I simply:

* Closed original List Form web part
* Added Custom List Form
* Added some section breaks (<tr>) to the form to break it into sections
* Added a new css style to change the background colour on the section breaks (table rows)

Now NewForm.aspx works fine. However after making above changes in EditForm.aspx, I saved it. However whenever I try to reopen EditForm.aspx in Sharepoint Designer (SD), SD crashes! I can only open it in Text view. The error details reported by SD are:

Problem signature:
  Problem Event Name:    APPCRASH
  Application Name:    SPDESIGN.EXE
  Application Version:    12.0.6423.1000
  Application Timestamp:    49b09947
  Fault Module Name:    FPEDITAX.DLL
  Fault Module Version:    12.0.6423.1000
  Fault Module Timestamp:    49b098d3
  Exception Code:    c0000005
  Exception Offset:    0010b35c
  OS Version:    6.0.6002.
  Locale ID:    3081

Additional information about the problem:
  LCID:    1033
  Brand:    Office12Crash
  skulcid:    1033

I really don't know why SD is crashing. As a test I made a new

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