When creating custom folder views, you must create both the form and the view.
The folder view is what users see when they access the folder. Each view must have a corresponding form. The form is how folder administrators enter data, which is then displayed in the folder view. Forms contain a series of fields, presented in a specific order and layout that you define.
For example, the form for a Discussion folder is what folder administrators see when they edit the folder by clicking theicon next to the folder title, and then clicking . It looks like this:
The view for a Discussion folder is what users see when they access the folder. It looks like this: