Hiding a column in NewForm.aspx using Content Types

Posted: October 21, 2008 in Custom Form

To remove a column from newform.aspx if you dont want the user to enter the values for it explicitly then follow the steps in the list for which u need to customize the form.

  1. Go to Settings -> List Settings -> Advanced Settings
  2. Change Allow management of content types to yes
  3. Now in settings you will get a heading Content Types. Clicking on this displays all the columns that are in that list.
  4. Click on which you want to change the properties.
  5. In columns settings choose the appropriate option.(In this case hidden).

Click OK and if you view the Newform.aspx the column will be hidden.

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