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Remove a template part from the Controls task pane

After you install a template part in design mode, it is available in the Controls task pane for any form template that you create. To remove a template part from the Controls task pane, you must uninstall it by using the Add or Remove Custom Controls dialog box.

Note: Deleting a template part (.xtp) file from your computer does not remove it from the Controls task pane.

  1. Open any form template.

  2. If the Controls task pane is not visible, click More Controls on the Insert menu, or press ALT+I, C.

  3. At the bottom of the Controls task pane, click Add or Remove Custom Controls.

  4. In the Add or Remove Custom Controls dialog box, select the template part that you want to remove, and then click Remove.

  5. When prompted to remove the template part, click Yes, and then click OK.

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Delete a template part from a form template

  1. Open the form template that contains the template part that you want to delete.

  2. On the form template, select the template part.

    Note: Template parts always appear inside section controls.

  3. Press DELETE.

    The template part is deleted from the view.

    Note: When you delete a template part from a form template, any fields and groups that are associated with the template part and its controls remain visible in the Data Source task pane. You need to delete these fields and groups separately. In addition, the template part continues to appear as an option in the Controls task pane unless you remove it by using the preceding procedure.

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