How to? Customize backend template (F.e. Sales order information)

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This how to exlains by a short example how developers can customize backend templates by overloading a block.

Scenario: We have collected additional data during the ceckout prozess and saved them into the order. Now we want to display these datas within the order overview in backend.

The block displaying order data is located in app/code/core/Mage/Adminhtml/Sales/Order/View/Info.php. If we take a look at this calls we see following code setting the template:

protected function _construct() {