view Attribute

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view Attribute

Contains the name of the view that is switched to as a result of the rule element action.



Parent Elements

Element Description
switchViewAction Defines a view switch action.


    <xsd:attribute name="view" type="xsf:xdViewName" use="required"></xsd:attribute>



Note  This item is not supported when the Disable Service Pack features option on the Advanced tab of the Options dialog box in InfoPath is selected or when Microsoft Office 2003 Editions Service Pack 1 or later is not installed. Any form defined by a form definition file (.xsf) that includes this item cannot be opened in InfoPath when service pack features are disabled or unavailable.


The following is an example of the view attribute as it is used in the switchViewAction element:

    <xsf:rule caption="Receipts" condition="my:expense> 75">
 <xsf:dialogBoxMessageAction>Don't forget your receipts!</xsf:dialogBoxMessageAction>
 <xsf:switchViewAction view="Approval View"/>
 <xsf:assignmentAction targetField="my:group8/my:group9/my:target" 
  expression ="sum(my:expenses/my:expense) * my:taxRate"/>
 <xsf:queryAction adapter="Exchange Rates"/>
 <xsf:submitAction adapter="Exchange Rates"/>
 <xsf:openNewDocumentAction solutionURI="uri:microsoft-ExpenseReport"/>
 <xsf:closeDocumentAction promptToSaveChanges="yes"/>