Redirect the user to a custom page when clicking to a document link in a Document Library

The normal behaviour of Sharepoint when a user click on a document in a Document Library is to download it. Depending on the document type, in will open the default download dialog or it will open it with a client application. However, it is not always like that. There is also, the scenario where the user clicks on a document link and the Sharepoint server calls a server page to perform a different action other than simply downloading the file. The best example of this is when a user clicks on a browser-enabled Infopath Form in a Forms Library, in that case, we can see that the user is redirected to a Forms Server page called _layouts/FormServer.aspx and that page is responsible for delivering an html view of the Infopath Form in the client browser…


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