How to: Save a Form in a Forms Library


This Help topic describes how to save a form that you customized with form pages; it does not apply to forms that you customized with form regions. With form regions, you save the layout of the form region by clicking Form Region, and then Save Form Region to save the form region layout file with an .ofs extension. After that, you must create a form region manifest XML file and register the form region in the Windows registry. For more information, see How to: Create a Form Region.

Forms customized with form pages

  1. In an open form, on the Developer tab, in the Form group, click Publish, and then click Publish Form As.


    If you do not see the Developer tab in the open form, see the topic Run in Developer Mode in Outlook.

  2. In the Display Name box, type the display name for the form.

  3. In the Form box, type the name for the form.

  4. To change the location (library) where the form is stored, select a folder in the Look In box, or click the browse button and select a folder.

  5. (Exchange only) To save the form in the Organizational Forms Library, click Organizational Forms Library in the Forms Library box. To save the form in the Outlook Folders Library, click Outlook Folders, and then click the folder where you want to save the form. To save the form in the Personal Forms Library, click Personal Forms Library.

  6. After you select the folder where you want to publish your form, click Publish.