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Custom list -- control issue with column type "Choice" and Infopath 2010

Posted By:      Posted Date: December 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
 
I finally got our project lead to abandon external SQL lists, so now I've created custom lists in SP 2010. I have some columns that are of "Choice" type/"Display as radio buttons" (customer requirement). When I start Infopath 2010 locally and create the data connections to the list(s), those choice fields display in I/P as dropdowns. If I change the control with a right-click to "Option Button", I only get one -- I need 2 (yes, no) or, in a few upcoming cases 3 or 4. BTW, same with changing the control to a check box -- only get 1. FWIW, I get the same results if I start Infopath directly from the list in SP Designer 2010. Any ideas?
Joel W. Johnson


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