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Display multiple columns in checkbox choice field

  Asked By: Caitlin    Date: Sep 08    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 5557

I have a custom list with 2 choice fields, each of them will have ~ 100 entries and the user must be able to select multiple choices. As these fields display one choice per line, it makes the entry form VERY long ... is there a way to force these fields to display 2 or 3 columns wide?



7 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Harshita Padwal     Answered On: Sep 08

Anyone have "any" ideas for this one????

Answer #2    Answered By: Jennifer Jones     Answered On: Sep 08

In WSS v3, you can use a custom field  type.

Answer #3    Answered By: Annie Norris     Answered On: Sep 08

Anyone know how to achieve this in WSS V2?

Answer #4    Answered By: Chadd Hahn     Answered On: Sep 08

JavaScript baby, loads of JavaScript. Seriously, you could rewrite the
client-side DOM after the page is finished loading.

Answer #5    Answered By: Laura Walker     Answered On: Sep 08

The problem with doing it with javascript (or anything else for that matter) is that you have to edit the page with FrontPage to get it to affect the "New" item and "Edit" listing, or have it affect all lists using that definition by adding it to the template ... not an option here, unfortunately.

Answer #6    Answered By: Titus Sweet     Answered On: Sep 08

You can implement JavaScript at many different levels, not just the
instance page level. A JavaScript solution could be implemented at the
direct-mode page level, the site definition level, or even the farm

My blog post is about CSS but could just as easily been about

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