A form on a web page allows a user to enter data that is sent to a server for processing. Forms resemble paper or database forms because web users fill out the forms using checkboxes, radio buttons, or text fields.

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How do I trigger the default form validation without submitting the form

I'm customizing the NewForm of a list item and need to trigger the default form validation from my JavaScript, but I don't want the form to be submitted, since I'm doing that in a callback later on. ...
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Restrict person picker to one person.

I am an IT intern and fairly new to SharePoint/InfoPath. I am working on a form that has already been published to a SharePoint list and I was told to make it so that the person/group picker ...
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SP2010: How to start a workflow which is not related to a document or list item?

I'm trying to build a "list" which is comprised of a bunch of workflows. Example workflows would be: Travel, Reimbursement, Software Request. I would like to list these workflows and allow a user to ...
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Permissions for List or Library Columns

Is there any way to give permission to a specific field of a list or library? I want one of my users for example cannot add or edit data in a specific column. Can I set permissions to the form and its ...
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SharePoint Form - Advanced Validation Error Handling

Our company wants to create a more user friendly and branded way of handling user errors when validating InfoPath Forms. We would like to create a message box that essentially would be more ...
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How to develop “Form Builder” web part?

I want a Form Builder web part. This web part would create basic forms dynamically on the fly by drag-and-drop controls. These forms would send the form values as an email and/or store information in ...
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Limit number of people in Assigned To-field

My list uses a custom content type with a title, description and an assignedto-field that enables my user to select more than 1 person. However, I would like to limit the selected persons to a maximum ...
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How to Query a Form Library in SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2010 Form Library that will have multiple documents. I have one form that will be feeding/creating each of these documents. Essentially, I need to have one document per each ...
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How To Create New Item using ListFieldIterator Control

I am trying to use the ListFieldIterator control in my web part to render a list form. I have a button event that suppose to update the current item from the ListFieldIterator control, after I click ...
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Creating a complex custom form for SharePoint workflow?

I am doing an approval process which (I think) requires a custom form. It would look something like this. User uploads item to a document library. This document item contains individual list items ...
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Username() in infopath form return empty string on sharepoint workflow form

I have an infopath form loaded as an initiation/association form for a sharepoint workflow. I added a text field wich I want to be prefilled with the current user username. I'm using username() to get ...
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Making DateTime fields ignore user timezones

We have a number of forms using a standard DFWP to serve up some simple forms. A few of these forms have datetime fields only showing the date portion. We're experiencing some issues where user A in ...
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Retention period for Document, List and Forms for SharePoint 2007

May I know if it is possible to set the retention period for documents in document library, items in SharePoint list and form in Form library without using the 'Information Management Policy Settings' ...
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Add description to the fields in newform.aspx and editform.aspx?

What's the best way to add a description to the fields? e.g. I have a field called Location and I want to put description below it about how to enter data for it. I know I can customize these forms ...
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Two dropdowns for one field?

I have a field called target release date. This is how it's presented right now. I'm trying to find a better way to provide this control. I was thinking maybe a drop down for Q1-Q4 and one for ...
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How to open a form in a modal dialog popup using C#

I have virtually no experience with web development but now I need to create a web part for SharePoint 2010 and I am stuck. The web part is supposed to find all content types derived from folder ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - slow site with low number of records

On Sharepoint server 2007, we have a service request site with 9000 records in it. Clicking a new request can take 25 seconds before the blank form opens which seems very slow to say the least. ...
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SP2010 Using Modal Dialog for Forms : Beginner Questions

So I am trying to figure out how to use some java script in order to use a modal dialog to display new item form. The below is what I have thus far, but its not working and I am not sure what portion ...
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Problems storing Infopath 2010 XSN files in a document library on Sharepoint 2010 server

To collaborate on building forms for collecting data, we are uploading our .xsn form templates to a document library in a "Sharepoint Admins" site. There are a couple of problems with this approach ...
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SharePoint Server with Infopath, submit a form without knowing that your saving it

We are looking into using InfoPath with our current SharePoint infrastructure to submit easy non workflow forms that we currently are creating in asp and I have some basic questions I hope that you ...
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Is it possible to have separate permissions for a form and the library it submits to?

We are using SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010. I would like a form hosted on SharePoint to be available to any logged-in user, however after they submit I would like the library that receives the ...
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infopath form not updating fields

I have an infopath form that has three read-only fields referencing items in another list, but when someone opens the form the values never change, even if they have changed in the other list. It ...
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Infopath form error when using people picker

SP2013 Enterprise, InfoPath 2013 I've built a form using InfoPath 2013 for a SharePoint 2013 list that includes two people picker controls for entering domain users. The fields these controls are ...
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Assigned To error for SP 2010 / IE 10

I am seeing and issue that is specific to SharePoint 2010 and Internet Explorer 10. In this configuration, if I try to use the book icon of the Assigned To field to select people, I am getting an ...
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Format XsltListFormWebPart with xsl style

I have a display form of an external list generated by sharepoint designer 2010. The editable webpart has this code: <WebPartPages:XsltListFormWebPart runat="server" Description="" ...
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form validation

I am new in javascript. I want to validating a form with five columns. FormDescription My Form Contain 5 input fields and one submit buttom I want following output 1.Initially submit button ...
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Check if task has already been submitted on opening InfoPath task form and switching view to reflect so

I am trying to make my custom task form (of Visual Studio Sequential Workflow) to switch view to "Submitted" in case someone has already submitted this task before, since this task could be assigned ...
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How to make SharePoint fields mandatory conditioned on other fields?

For example, in a workflow task, I might have a master field called "Approve" which, if set to "No", makes it unnecessary to complete the rest of the form (and thus makes them non-mandatory). Is there ...
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Start a task from an InfoPath form?

I have an InfoPath form which is used for meeting reports. In these reports we want to start a task for a person who has to do something. The idea is that when a table is filled in a task is ...
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Using postbackurl with enctype=multipart/form-data

I have a form having one text field and one button all I want is to postback it to some other server. I have created an .ascx for it and I have added html textbox and asp.net button and using ...
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How to default a Person FormField in New Form Template?

Without using any addons, has anyone discovered a way to set a default value for a <SharePoint:FormField> where the field is a Person/Group? We'd like to default a field on our newform to the ...
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Replacing AllItems.aspx with a custom AllItems.aspx

I'm trying to customize the page that is used to show the content of folders in a certain (dynamically created) list. This page appeared to be AllItems.aspx. To customize the page I decided to replace ...
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SharePoint Daily Task Checklist

Really struggling to work this out in my head. The requirement is as follows: We have a checklist template, which I currently have stored in a SP list, containing 10 items (not tasks) for one ...
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Custom edit form associated with edit button on list view

I have created a view from a list which I created. I now have an edit button link on this view and need to link it to a custom edit form. How can I do this in SharePoint Designer. I am using ...
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how to move multiple items into a listbox in infopath 2010

I have an infopath form that has two list boxes. I'm wanting to be able to add multiple items from one listbox to another. similar to this : any help would be much appreciated!
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My browser enabled Infopath form does not open in my browser

We have created a simple form in Infopath and have published it in a new library on our Sharepoint site. When we navigate to the library and click "Add Document" we get an error saying: This form ...
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Placing CompositeFields for multiple list items on one form doesn't work as expected

In a workflow task, in custom edit form, i use CompositeField to render relevant fields current task item and for workflow item by setting a different context for CompositeField. However if i put ...
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InfoPath 2007 Web-based form to show different page views

I have created a web-based InfoPath form that have 4 views (a.k.a Page Views) - View All, Loan View, Price View and Location View. May I know what buttons or settings I have to click or configure in ...
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What happen to the Person/Group Picker field's content when Person/Group is deleted?

In a InfoPath 2007 form, the Person/Group Picker control is often used to select person or group from a SharePoint Site and validate those users against a directory provider. What happen to the form ...
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Prevent user from re-visit approval form. SharePoint 2010 Workflow

I created a custom Visual Studio Workflow. It works fine and is a simple approval workflow. There is a Workflow Task associated to a dynamic user and the user musst approve or reject it. The Problem ...
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How to use already existing information in three different forms + default values

I have three forms, one for new membership, one for changing your membership information and one for continuing your membership. In new membership form you give your basic information; name, phone ...
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Update Custom Forms with Powershell

I'm trying to update custom forms of SharePoint lists in a large amount of SharePoint 2010 subsites with powershell. I'm not quite sure what the correct approach is. The form itself can be found as ...
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how to show infopath form in an email

is it possible to have a form in an email? I'm needing to create a form that will be sent to a user based on a workflow variable. This email will have two field in it that will need to be filled out ...
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How to constraint InfoPath form page view to certain group of users

May I know if it is possible to set a constraint where certain group of users can see certain page view of a web-based InfoPath 2007 form? Scenario: I have 3 group of users - Group A, Group B and ...
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InfoPath 2007 Web-based form reading from Bar Code Scanner

May I know if it is possible to query InfoPath 2007 web-based form via a bar code scanner. Scenario I have a bar code scanner and a web-based InfoPath form. The InfoPath form contain one section for ...
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PHP form to SharePoint 2010

I'm having trouble figuring out a solution to a minor problem: how to get a form submission into SharePoint from our website. If we were using a Windows Server, I believe we could use InfoPath Form ...
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PDF forms for SharePoint

What are you thoughts on PDF forms for SharePoint instead of InfoPath forms? Can PDF forms handle logics and rules like Infopath Forms? What are some good 3 party tools for PDF forms for SharePoint? ...
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__redirect not working after __commit on Form Action Button

This is in Sharepoint 2007 -- Designer I have written a Form Action button and it has the following Code: <input type="button" value="Add List Item" name="BtnSave" onlick="javascript: ...
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Update multiple items in document library standard view

I have a custom standard view for a document library which contains thumbnail images of each item uploaded. For ease of use, I'd like to be able to add 'live update' checkboxes to my standard view so ...
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Dropdown menu doesn't fit in form

I have a problem with the way Internet Explorer displays the drop down menu from a look up column in a form. I have a list that contains the names of US, Mexican and Canadian states. In State Folder ...