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Of the 14 view styles in VWStyles.XML, which is the default view style used for lists?

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I don't think that any of the view styles are the default for a list. The default view for a list is generally located in the schema.xml for the list and most of the time the view doesn't specify a view style.

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Yes. If you are using SharePoint 2010. Else, you will need to check in the Views node of the schema.xml of each list template.

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Under the section Add CAML for a View Style in VWSTYLES.XML of the following link, there is a definitive guide on this file. I recommend you read everything from this point on.

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While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. – John Chapman Oct 17 '12 at 14:33

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