In visual studio, I had a drop down list whose data source was connected to a LINQ query. Because there are many records, the client ask for a searchable control. I have replaced the drop down list with MultipleLookupField in the ascx page in visual studio. How can I bind this control to a data source? Is it possible to show checkbox beside each records?


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Did you create visual web part in SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint 2016?

Per my test in my SharePoint 2013 environment, then I cannot find the SharePoint:MultipleLookupField control which can be added when creating visual web part.

You could add the control and bind the data source using C# code in code behind. There is a similar post:


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