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I have a document library, where one of the columns does not show up in the edit and new form.

How do I get back in the forms, so that the users can edit (and create) items including this column/field.

The field is perfectly visible in "datasheet" mode where you can edit too but I would love to have the forms back in order :o)

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I already tried to add/remove managing content types, but it did nok fix the problem with the form. –  noesgard Dec 9 '09 at 12:39

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In your Document Library Settings there is a "Content Types" section which controls the properties that are displayed for editing in your library. If this section is not visible to you then you must open your "Advanced Settings" link under General Settings and set "Allow management of content types" to "yes" at the top of that page. Once visible, click on the content type you are concerned with (e.g., document) and you will then be presented with the option to "Add from existing site or list columns". The interface to include the desired columns is a simple process of selecting and moving the column names from the left window to the right window.

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