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I want to attach a custom list form using Visual Studio. After I added a form my solution explorer looks like this:

List with form

I also changed the Deployment Type of the Test.aspx to "ElementFile". Now I stiwched over to the Schema.xml of the list and try to change it inside the -part:

<Forms>
  <Form Type="DisplayForm" Url="DispForm.aspx" SetupPath="pages\form.aspx" WebPartZoneID="Main" />
  <Form Type="EditForm" Url="EditForm.aspx" SetupPath="pages\form.aspx" WebPartZoneID="Main" />
  <Form Type="NewForm" Url="Test.aspx"  SetupPath="pages\form.aspx" WebPartZoneID="Main" />      
</Forms>

Deployment to SPO works but after that the original create-form is shown.

I used SPD 2013 to create a form and then used _vti_bin/owssvr.dll... to export the schema. It is using something like this:

<Form Type="NewForm" Name="{B1726E3E-79E4-445C-A242-4BF74D5C7C7A}" Url="Lists/Testliste/Test.aspx" Default="TRUE" FormID="0"/>

I tried to use the path in my xml:

  • Used it Url -> nothing happens besides that the url in the browser changes when I hit new but the site is the default one
  • Used in SetupUrl -> deployment to SPO fails without any details

So what exactly do I have to enter in the schema.xml?

  • OK. My sdolution will be: I switch over to develop all my UI components by hand using HTML5 and JavaScript. I wanted to use MVC but customer doesn't have Azure Subscription and Auto-Hosted apps are no longer supported. Just wanted to let you people know. – sprinter252 Jan 28 '16 at 19:58

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