Multi-select Listbox

Status
Not open for further replies.

A_Mcd_413

Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 64 bit
Email Account
Exchange Server
Hello,

I'm exploring the possibility of incorporating a multi-select list box on a custom outlook form.

I've added a Listbox to my form > Properties > Value Tab > set "Property to use" = Multiselect > created a new field I call "Roles" > added in a comma separated list of values to the "Possible Values" field.

When I run the form, I have the list box with all the possible values, but the Multi-select functionality is not working. I can only choose 1 value at a time and I'm not able to do multi-select.

Any suggestions?

multiselect.JPG
 

A_Mcd_413

Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 64 bit
Email Account
Exchange Server
I think I figured it out. While all the settings in the image I posted above are accurate, a second step is that you need to right click the resulting Listbox and go into Advanced Properties. Although I'd chosen Multiselect in the normal Properties window, in the Advanced Properties window the default setting is 0 - Select. Double clicking MultiSelect enables "1 - multi" setting. This seems to work. Double clicking MultiSelect again results in a "2 - Extended" setting. I'm not sure what the functionality of "2 - Extended." Does anyone else?

multiselect2.JPG


result.JPG
 

A_Mcd_413

Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 64 bit
Email Account
Exchange Server
The Extend functionality allows you to select 1 choice and drag the selection down, then use the Control button to add other selections.

Now I'm running into a situation where if I create a 2nd multiselect listbox and set it up identical to the first (but with different menu of select options) when I switch from one list box to the other, the selections from the first listbox disappear. I'm unsure why this is occurring or how to adjust.
 

A_Mcd_413

Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 64 bit
Email Account
Exchange Server
illustration:
Once I've made selections from List Box A, attempting to make selections in List Box B will clear any of the selections from List Box A.

multiple list boxes.JPG


I believe that maybe this all has something to do with "binding" the possible values in the list boxes to other saved values? I'm trying to sort out.
 

A_Mcd_413

Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 64 bit
Email Account
Exchange Server
I was successful in configuring the properties such that multi-select works on both list boxes without erasing the selections from one another.

However, when I attempted to launch this customization in live Outlook, I can do the multiselect on both boxes, but when I save, close and open back up, none of the selections are saved!

So close, but so far.

result2.JPG


multi properties.JPG
 

A_Mcd_413

Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 64 bit
Email Account
Exchange Server
When I publish-run the form, I can see both list boxes with all the values I expect; I can make multiple selections in both list boxes, but when I save the new contact I create, then open the contact back up none of the selections I'd previously made/saved are evident. In other words, I'm basically back to square 1.
 
Status
Not open for further replies.
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
G How to Copy Multi Select Listbox Data to Appointment Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 3
L Unintentionally closing Outlook w multi monitors Using Outlook 3
J Help Needed With Multi-Step Login Email Address Using Outlook.com accounts in Outlook 1
Mark Foley Outlook multi-spacing Thunderbird signatures when replying Using Outlook 0
O How to display multi-line task in To-Do List - Outlook 2010 Using Outlook 1
K Outlook 2013 Multi Accounts set Default different calendar Sender Using Outlook 2
O Add please, Outlook Autocomplete working per account in multi profile ! Outlook Wishlist 5
B Multi Room (10) Calandar Using Outlook 1
S Outlook 2010/Exchange 2010 Multi Mailboxes (Server unavailable) Using Outlook 6
S Outlook 2010 and Multi-Part MIME Messages Using Outlook 2
S Exchange 2010 Design Consideration in Multi Site Topology Exchange Server Administration 3
S Multi Profiles in Outlook 2003 Using Outlook 6
D Multi Role Server Install Exchange Server Administration 6
L Enterprise CALs for Multi Mailbox Search Exchange Server Administration 1
M Multi year view printing problem Calendar Printing Assistant 0
A Exchange 2010 in single forest multi-domain environment Exchange Server Administration 3
P Looking for suggestions regarding a multi-site high availability/disaster resistant design Exchange Server Administration 1
T Multi Tenant Installation Question Exchange Server Administration 4
E Exchange 2007 multi-site cluster and load balancing Exchange Server Administration 2
T Problem opening Outlook 2010 with multi-users on window 7 Using Outlook 1
R CAN'T SEPERATE MULTI-LINE ADDRESSES WHEN IMPORTING CONTACTS TO OUTLOOK Using Outlook 3
L Exchange 2010 in multi-tree forest Exchange Server Administration 3
B SSL Certificate - Wildcard vs. UC / SAN / Multi-Domain Exchange Server Administration 2
M When OUtlook is opened I receive a message:Outlook experienced a serious problelem with the 'pdfmoutlook' add-inn. If you have seen this message multi Using Outlook 2
S multi site Exchange Server Administration 3
G Exchange and Multi-Site AD Exchange Server Administration 14
R Can BCM use Public Folders and Exchange for multi-user/ BCM (Business Contact Manager) 1
W Exchange 2010 Multi-tenant support Exchange Server Administration 17
D ComboBox with Multi columns Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 4
A Daily hours of recurring/ multi-day appts, & accessing mult calend Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
R List folders in a combo box + select folder + move emails from inbox to that folder + reply to that email Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
R Add 'Company' to Select Names Form Using Outlook 1
B Select / activate first email item in the searched query Using Outlook 1
H Select Specific Account When Sending Email, Based on Current Folder Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
S Display PF contact folder items to select contact to link to appointment Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
N Auto-complete - block select emails Using Outlook 3
N Select Appointment subject line from combobox or list Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
N Select a folder in a user account Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
Diane Poremsky Select from a List of Subjects before Sending a Message New Slipstick.com Articles 0
Diane Poremsky Select Multiple Calendars in Outlook New Slipstick.com Articles 0
P Select image in contact notes field and save as jpg Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 6
oliv- How to select an mailitem in explorer with "show as conversation" Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 8
N Select Existing BCM Business Contact in C# application Using Outlook 0
nathandavies Creating a Select Case for a directory of folders Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
B What is the best way to use Outlook address book to select customer and then open Excel Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 22
C Outlook 2007 Select Names Default columns Using Outlook 3
R Can BCM monitor and select specific emails and use content info to update the client's record? BCM (Business Contact Manager) 1
R Cannot select iCloud calendar Using Outlook 5
H Select one of Contact-Mailadesses to Export > Excel or Winword Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
G Select Outlook account for BCM? BCM (Business Contact Manager) 2
Similar threads


















































Top