SharePoint Fill In Values

kwarden13
kwarden13 used Ask the Experts™
on
Hi

I have a category field where the end user can select the category. I need to have an option where the use can fill in their own choice, however, I still need it to be labeled other - "users fill in choice".

What is the best way to do this? I have selected to allow fill ins and have the check boxes so the user sees a blank checkbox. The only thing i need is an other in front of it.

THanks
Comment
Watch Question

Do more with

Expert Office
EXPERT OFFICE® is a registered trademark of EXPERTS EXCHANGE®
Most Valuable Expert 2013
Awarded 2012
Commented:
Hi,
 some questions first:
 Which SharePoint version and edition?
 For which data entry forms? New, Edit ... - "Data sheet" / "Edit in List"?

Could you perhaps post a screenshot how it currently looks like with some comments on how it should look like?

I assume you have a column of type "Choice" and then "Checkboxes" to allow multiple selections? You also have activated the "Allow fill in".
Then I get currently one entry named "Specify your own value" and an empty TextBox.

Thanks.
Rainer

Author

Commented:
Sharepoint 2010 and Designer 2010.

I do not have something saying "specify your own value". I have a multiple list box in Infopath.

See screeenshot. Everything else you assumed is correct

Do more with

Expert Office
Submit tech questions to Ask the Experts™ at any time to receive solutions, advice, and new ideas from leading industry professionals.

Start 7-Day Free Trial