Show or hide form library columns

Archived content. No warranty is made as to technical accuracy. Content may contain URLs that were valid when originally published, but now link to sites or pages that no longer exist.

By either creating a new view or editing an existing view of a form library, you can easily show or hide the form library columns without losing the information stored in the columns.

  1. On the toplink bar, click Documents and Lists .

  2. On the Documents and Lists page, under Document Libraries , click the name of the form library you want to open.

  3. On the page that displays the form library, under Actions , click Modify settings and columns .

  4. On the Customize page, in the Views section, do one of the following:

Create a new view to show or hide columns

  1. Click Create a new view , and then select the type of view you want to create.

  2. On the Create Name View page, in the Name section, type a name for the view, andthen in the Audience section, specify whether the view is personal or public.

  3. In the Column section, select the check box next to each column you want to display and clear the check box next to each column you want to hide.

  4. At the bottom of the page, click OK .

Show or hide columns in an existing view

  1. To edit an existing view, click its name in the View (click to edit) column.

  2. On the Edit View page, select the check box next to each column you want to display and clear the check box next to each column you want to hide.

  3. At the bottom of the page, click OK .

Show: