Is it possible to create custom field control and custom edit forms for sharepoint online?

Would like to do the same as explained in http://bit.ly/yoON5T but instead for sharepoint online. Point is that in sharepoint online, you're not able to write to the CONTROLTEMPLATES folder. Anyone has experience/solution?


As of today, Developing a sandboxed solution is the only way you can upload and run custom code in SharePoint Online and Custom Field Types are not supported in a Sandboxed solutions. So it is NOT possible.

Check this white paper to understand what you can do with SharePoint online: SharePoint Online for Office 365 Developer Guide

  • Thanks for the info. Was already afraid that it would not be possible to create Custom Field Types, pity. – rob de beir Jan 14 '12 at 20:03
  • yes, I hope the situation improves and they find way ways to overcome the limitations. – Ashish Patel Jan 14 '12 at 20:14

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