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Textbox control not pulling in data in Editform.aspx

Posted By:      Posted Date: December 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

In Sharepoint Designer I have created a custom Newform.aspx and Editform.aspx.   I am using Text boxes that are pointed to datafields in my tracking list.  The Newform works perfectly, users are able to enter in their data with no issues and the data popluates in teh correct datafields in the list.  However when a user goes to edit a current entry using the Editform, all of the controls auto popluate with the current data already entered except for the textbox controls.

If I toggel the textbox controls to a listform field in SharePoint Designer, I can see the data is there, but when I switch back to a textbox field they are blank again. Then if a user saves the new edit while the textbox fields are blank, the previous data is removed.

Reading online and several blogs I get the impresion I may need a custom field or some code to pull this data in, but I am not sure and I am still farly new to SharePoint Designer.

Thank you,

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