InfoPath Multi Column Drop Down

If you need to add a drop-down to an InfoPath form that has a Display Name with multiple columns, you can’t do this out of the box.  In order to make this work, you have to manually edit the XSL behind the scenes.  I don’t believe in adding code behind if you don’t need to but the XSL does not make this form need a Full Trust or anything, so this seems cleaner.

Save your InfoPath form File -> Save As Source Files…  From there go in and edit the view1.xsl or whatever you named your view.  Look for the <option> tags and in there you will find the <xsl:value-of/> tag with the field you chose in the display name.  Now, just add the additional stuff you want, and whala:


Save the file and open the manifest.xsf in Design mode and take a look

One thought on “InfoPath Multi Column Drop Down

  1. Thanks…This works like a charm….

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