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Outlook 2010 form, received form does not show the controls and text fields

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Hi,

I'm creating a form in Outlook 2010, when I received the form and looking at the READING PANE (Preview Window in Outlook) the controls and text fields are not showing, any idea?

Thanks.
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The controls do show when the item is opened though, correct?  This is normal behavior.  The reading pane doesn't display custom forms.  You'll have to create a form region if you want to see the content in the reading pane.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd492010.aspx
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The form region is complicated, I'm okay without the preview for now...

My last question is about printing the form, it is true that I need to create a VB script in able print the form?

Thank you.
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You can print the form, but the custom fields won't be included.  That will require a script or some external tool.  This page has more details.

http://www.outlookcode.com/article.aspx?id=24
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Thank you so much BlueDevilFan!
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You're welcome.  Glad I could help.
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