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How to: Add the Contact Selector to InfoPath (ECM)

Last modified: July 21, 2010

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010

The Contact Selector control is an ActiveX control, included with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, that enables users to enter and validate contacts against users and groups on a server.

To make the control available for use on your InfoPath workflow forms, you must add the control to the Designer Controls pane in Microsoft InfoPath 2010.

To add the Contact Selector control to the Designer Controls pane in InfoPath

  1. In InfoPath 2010, on the Design Tasks pane, click Controls.

  2. On the Controls pane, click Add or Remove Custom Controls.

  3. In the Add or Remove Custom Controls dialog box, click Add.

    The Add Custom Control Wizard appears.

  4. Under Select a Control Type, select ActiveX Control. Click Next.

  5. In the list of ActiveX controls, select Contact Selector. Click Next.

  6. Under Specify Installation Options, select Don't include in a .cab file. Click Next.

  7. Under Binding property, select value. Click Next.

  8. For Field or group type, select Field or group (any data type). Click Finish. Click Close. Click OK.

    The Contact Selector control is listed in the Custom section of the Controls pane.

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