What is the difference between formview control and detailsview, since it seems that both display data in a row format? can you please suggest?

Bob Dang 1 Reputation point


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  1. Yijing Sun-MSFT 7,031 Reputation points

    Hi @Bob Dang
    Yes, The formview is similar with the detailview. They only show a single record at a time. However, the difference with them is that: the detailview have a table layout. And the formview don't have the table layout. You need to use template to create the layout. Just like this:
    This is the Detailview:
    This is the Formview:

    Best regards,
    Yijing Sun

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  2. Bob Dang 1 Reputation point

    What does it mean that the formview only shows a single record of data at a time? Can you please suggest?