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We have an issue in one form where when a data connection is pulled in there is an unbearable load time (at least 5 minutes!). This was singled out by stopping the connection on load and having the loading triggering on a rule inside the form. The strange thing is that we have other forms running the same connection without much loading.

Any suggestions are welcome. Cheers!

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so, what type of form is this - infopath? What type of connection? Are you connecting to a database, web service, other ? – ironman Apr 16 '12 at 14:32
This is an infopath 2010 form on sharepoint 2010, connecting to a sharepoint list. – Craig Apr 16 '12 at 14:37
do you have a lot of controls and rules in the form? If so, you might start by breaking the form out into different views. – ironman Apr 16 '12 at 15:05
The forms is quite large, however it is not insanely large. Can the problem be control related if the wait happens from running the connection on a rule within the form (when this happens there is no delay on initial load)? – Craig Apr 16 '12 at 15:20
yes, it can be coming from one of your controls on the form. I'd check your drop downs ... maybe try taking one off at a time to try and find which one. – ironman Apr 16 '12 at 17:46

Here is article to help trouble shoot your issues

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