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I have a DVWP that is filtered by a query string parameter. When the user clicks on Add New Item, I would like the column that the DVWP filters on to auto fill with the same value that the DVWP page is currently filering on. Also, I would like that column to be invisible so that the user cannot change it. I am not sure how to pass the query string value to NewForm.aspx when the user clicks on Add New Item.

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You could hide the generated "Add New Item" link and create your own with the query string added to the URL.

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Thank you James. I couldn't see the link on the page in SPD. How do I make it invisible? – Anonymous Aug 19 '10 at 21:59
Somehwere in the properties for the DVWP I believe. – James Love Aug 19 '10 at 22:32
What do you do to hide the elements? I can't seem to get a handle on the "New Item" button in the ribbon. – BGM Nov 21 at 20:15

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