Summary : Why Microsoft Removed the “Design View” in SharePoint Designer 2013, Design View Missing in SharePoint Designer 2013
A lot of discussion has been done on as to why this option was removed and the possibilities that it would be added in the final version of SharePoint Designer 2013. Last week Microsoft has finally Confirmed that the “Design View” is NOT going to be there in the final Version of SharePoint Designer 2013. They simply say it is not needed. Here is the Final word from Keenan Newton, a senior product marketing manager on the SharePoint team.
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