9.2 Understanding Entry Forms and Views

When creating custom forms, you must create both the form and the view.

The form is how users enter data into the Vibe system. Forms contain a series of fields, presented in a specific order and layout defined by the user who created the custom entry. Each form must have a corresponding view that contains all or some of the elements and layout options that exist in the form. The view defines how the data for the entry is displayed after it has been added to Vibe by users filling out the form.

For example, the form for a File entry is what users see when they are creating a File entry. Users access this form by clicking New File Entry in a Files folder. It looks like this:

The view for a File entry is what users see after the File entry is created. It looks like this: