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How do i add a form webpart in sharepoint designer 2010. What i'm after is filter the list based on date using 2 textboxes startdate and enddate. Any ideas solution to this. Thanks in advance

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The Data Form Web part in SharePoint 2007 is called Data View Web part in SharePoint 2010. You will be able to add the Data View web part into a page using SharePoint designer 2010.

These are the steps that would help you in acheiving the result.

  • Convert Data View to XSLT Data View
  • Create a Parameter for the Data View
  • Filter the Data View Using the Parameter
  • Drop Date Filter Web Part on Page
  • Connect Parameter on Data View to Date Filter

There are certain blog posts which can help you achieve the date filtering that you are looking for.

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Thanks Deepu.I'm not using Sharepoint Enterprise so i dont have OTB date filter.Right now i'm trying to use a html form(with a custom datepicker) – naijacoder Mar 6 '12 at 5:07

You need to click on Insert DataView and then select Empty Data View It'll get the form WebPart Then you need to click inside the DataForm WebPart and add a Data Source Once the data source is added you can select the columns you want to add for your view Hope this helps

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