IInfoPathDataImporterFields.GetControls method

Gets a collection of IInfoPathViewControl objects for each control in the view.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.InfoPath
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.InfoPath (in Microsoft.Office.Interop.InfoPath.dll)

void GetControls(
	out IEnumUnknown ppEnumUnkControls
)

Parameters

ppEnumUnkControls
Type: IEnumUnknown

An mshtml.IEnumUnknown collection of controls in the view.

Use the GetControls method of the IInfoPathDataImporterFields interface to return a collection of IInfoPathViewControl objects. Each object in the collection corresponds to a control in the view of the form. Each control has various properties you can evaluate or set, like the read-only DataType and InputScopes properties, and the read/write Value property.

Use these properties in conjunction with the data from the import source to import data into an InfoPath form. The following controls in the view are enumerated (if present):

Control

Enumerated Value

Text Box

PlainText

Rich Text Box

RichText

Drop-Down List Box

DropDown

Combo Box

ComboBox

List Box

ListBox

Date Picker

DTPicker_DTText

Check Box

CheckBox

Option Button

OptionButton

Bulleted List

ListItem_Plain or ListItem_formatted

Numbered List

ListItem_Plain or ListItem_formatted

Plain List

ListItem_Plain or ListItem_formatted

Picture

InlineImage or LinkedImage

Ink Picture

InkPicture

File Attachment

FileAttachment

The following controls are not enumerated (excluded from the enumeration):

Control

Section

Optional Section

Repeating Section

Repeating Table

Horizontal Repeating Table

Master/Detail

Expression Box

Vertical Label

Button

Hyperlink

Scrolling Region

Choice Group

Repeating Choice Group

Choice Section

Repeating Recursive Section

Custom Controls (ActiveX)

Multiple-Selection List Box

For more information about programmatically importing data into an InfoPath form, see the InfoPath Developer Portal on the Microsoft Office Developer Center.

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