Using the Field Chooser
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Last modified: July 28, 2015
Although you can add a control to a form and then bind the control to a field, it is usually more effective to use the Field Chooser. When you bind a control, you establish a link between the control and the source of data, which in this case is a field in the item. You can use the Field Chooser to add a control and bind it to a field in a single step. Also, in many cases, the built-in control that the Field Chooser provides has special features and capabilities that cannot be duplicated by binding a field to a standard control.
Microsoft Outlook displays the Field Chooser whenever you open a form in design mode. For more information, see Run in Developer Mode in Outlook.