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guys,

I am trying to understand list schema view. For example AnnouncementsList contains in schema 3 views:

<View BaseViewID="0" FreeForm="TRUE" Type="HTML" MobileView="TRUE" TabularView="FALSE">
<View BaseViewID="1" Type="HTML" WebPartZoneID="Main" DisplayName="$Resources:core,camlid4;" DefaultView="TRUE" MobileView="True" MobileDefaultView="True" SetupPath="pages\viewpage.aspx" ImageUrl="/_layouts/images/announce.png" Url="AllItems.aspx">
<View BaseViewID="3" FreeForm="TRUE" Type="HTML" TabularView="FALSE">

But if we create announcement list, only one view will be availiable (view #1).
For what purposes other two views also included (#0 & #3)? And what does FreeForm="TRUE" mean?

Thank you.

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Apparently it is the type of toolbar that the list renders. it can be either standard or freeform.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa543747.aspx

as for the views, they are providing additional functionality that you can access through other means.

so view 0 is the mobile view, not sure on view 3 but if you look at a form library you have a view foe relinking the form which you can do through list settings.

actually thinking about it view 3 is probably the summary view you get when you add the announcement list to a page.

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Both #0 and #1 have MobileView="TRUE". Also, #0 and #3 contain in definition a lot of CAML, including Column and Field elements, so it really render something. If it's used as toolbar, why does field output included?. #1 doesn't contain such CAML. How can we use this enhanced CAML in #1? –  Kai Feb 9 '13 at 6:29
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