Forms Services is a component of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (Enterprise version only) which allows Microsoft Office InfoPath forms to be hosted in a SharePoint web site and serve them using a browser based interface. InfoPath facilitates wider access to business forms, simplifies forms ...

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Best way to validate infopath form - specific scenario

I have this infopath form with 8 fields named: Field1 Field2 Field3 Field4 etc. How should I go to validate the form in a way that I cannot have duplicate values on those fields. I cannot use ...
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What does the error message “The source query parameter is not valid” mean?

I have an InfoPath form I am publishing to a SharePoint forms library. It is actually a copy of a form that I am trying to modify slightly and deploy in another location. The form has several views ...
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Can an InfoPath 2010 form be built from an existing content type

I have several custom content types defined in a site collection defined as a hub. These content types have been published and I have some other sites that use these content types. I would like to ...
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Hiding buttons on an infopath printout

Just curious whether there is a way to hide buttons/other elements on an infopath 2010 form so that that don't appear on the print preview/ printout. TIA
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Limit number of form submissions

Is there anyway to limit the number of times a user can submit a form within sharepoint 2010 using a form created by infopath 2010? I have a workflow that I am trying to implement this into. We are ...
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Custom .XSN and Enterprise Licensing needed?

if I develop a custom .XSN (InfoPath Form Template) can I store in SharePoint and provide a custom application page that leverages the XmlFormView to render out a browser enabled form WITHOUT the need ...
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This form template is not currently browser-enabled. It must either be republished as a browser-enabled form,

I have the following error when accessing a web-based InfoPath form. This form template is not currently browser-enabled. It must either be republished as a browser-enabled form, or opened using ...
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Message: Rules and code will not run on changes made outside the form

I receive the following message - "Rules and code will not run on changes made outside the form." when I check the checkbox for "Allow users to edit data in this field by using a datasheet or ...
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Do it right the first time > Infopath Info

Okay, I have seen many variation of infopath form designing method. From SP list > directly design a form (bad idea for deploying to multiple sites or farm). What is the good approach to utilize in ...
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Some submit options not taking effect after submitting form

My form is successfully submitting to the Form library I have setup, but no success and failure messages are being displayed. In addition, despite the "after submit" action set to Create a new, blank ...
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InfoPath Can't Connect To SharePoint 2010 Server (Enterprise)

I am running a SharePoint 2010 enterprise server. A few months ago I had working InfoPath integration however we weren't sure we'd have the CALS to go live with it so I disabled the Enterprise Site ...
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Error in GetUserProfileByName (after August Update)

Last Friday I installed August Update on my SharePoint Server 2010. In my InfoPath form I get current user account by SOAP request (GetUserProfileByName). In Connection settings filed "Parameter - ...
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Date Picker does not show in Infopath Form services for one user only

I have an Infopath form which renders in the web browser. This form was created using Infopath 2007 and published to a document library in a Sharepoint 2007 site. The field "Open Date" is a date field ...
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Split Text Contained in Datasource Field Without Code

I don't have access to Visual Studio within my company, so I need to know if there is a way to either use a split or substring function on a string of text contained in a field that is returned by an ...
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Validating dates on a form in Sharepoint and validation will not work at all anywhere, what can I do? [duplicate]

I am trying to validate dates in a task request form that has a column of [Date of Request] (which would be the day that they are adding the task to the main hub. I, then, want that [Date of Request] ...
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InfoPath repeating section missing fields

I have a repeating section in infopath with a 3x3 table inside of it populated with textboxes. When I view the preview about half of the cells are missing from the table. I'm wondering if anyone has ...
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Approve/reject buttons are greyed out when approver tries to approve workflow task

I hope that I can get some help on this issue. Currently I have a form library in SharePoint 2010 which allows users to submit a form through InfoPath. I set up the workflow so that when the user ...
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A name contained an invalid character and InfoPath cannot generate a form template for the SharePoint list

I have few custom site columns and a content type created out of it. I am using the same Content Type in my List. Everything is done through declarative XML in Visual Studio. I tried to add as many ...
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InfoPath form using external SharePoint list data issue

I'm having an issue displaying data on an InfoPath 2013 form (hosted in a SharePoint 2013 library) which uses external data coming from a SharePoint list on the same site. I'm using external data ...
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Limiting access for Form Library when using InfoPath 2010

I recently developed an InfoPath version of my company's performance management tool using info path. To limit access to the form, I added a restricted view page that runs thru form load rules that ...
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InfoPath 2010 People Picker Behaves Differently In Filler and Browser

I created a form in InfoPath 2010 Designer, and then published it to a SharePoint 2010 form library. This form has compatibility set to "Web Browser Form". Most people use this form from a Web ...
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No outbound connection from the WFE to the web service hosted server from an InfoPath form hosted in SharePoint 2010

Bit of a background: Dev Enviornment - 1 X WFE/App Server, 1 X DB server UAT Enviornment - 1 X WFE, 1 X App Server and 1 X DB Server We have an infopath form published to a form library, using a ...
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“GetUserCollectionFromGroup” - Unable to create a schema from the results of the web service call

I'm trying to use a web service call on SP2010 using IFS. The call I'm trying to use is "GetUserCollectionFromGroup". I'm having trouble getting past the "Set sample data" popup. Everything I've tried ...
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InfoPath 2010 - send custom email with form data attachment

I am trying to submit a Web Browser Form to a document library in another web application which has incoming email enabled. So far I have identified two problems with this: SharePoint 2010 doesn't ...
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Alternatives for allowing database connection from browser-based web form

I know that it's impossible to connect directly from a browser-based infopath form to a database unless it's made through a web service. I wonder what alternatives or workarounds are in order to ...
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InfoPath form published into a Content Type Hub doesn't load in web browser in consuming libraries

We are deploying several content types to an organisation via the Content Type Hub functionality of the Managed Metadata Service in SharePoint 2010. Our main focus at the moment is Project Server and ...
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Change name of infopath form

We have a bunch of archived reports in a document library which are linked to an Info path template. That template has become corrupted but luckily we have a working copy of this in a backup folder. ...
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InfoPath Forms Services - ComboBox Type-Ahead Not Working

We have a simple list with a Lookup to another list on a single-line-of-text field. I customise the form with InfoPath and change the drop-down-list to Combo Box. I set the List ID as the Value and ...
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InfoPath, Rest Service and https

I am having trouble adding a InfoPath data connection to the SharePoint web services in an extranet environment. It worked fine in the internal (non-https) test environment. "InfoPath could not open ...
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auto populating infopath forms from SQL Server Database

We are using Infopath Forms to store and manage our server documentation. A lot of the information there is already drawn from the devices (memory, CPU, network adapters etc), and stored in a separate ...
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Workflow to copy data from a Rich Text Field to a Text Field (Multi-line)

I tried using a workflow that will copy data from a rich text field to a text field (with multi-line enabled) in a online-based infopath form but without success. Are there other ways to do that?
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Is there a way to create cascading dropdown without using list?

I want to know is there a way to create a cascading dropdown menu in sharepoint without using a list.
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Infopath form flicker on lost focus of html field

I have an custom InfoPath new form for a custom list. The last field of my form is a rich text. When the focus is lost on this field, the browser seems to postback the data and this make the form ...
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How to ensure that Infopath 2010 is in online mode?

Tried to search internet but could not find it. I was given Infopath (.xsn) form which I open from file system and get: "The query cannot be run for the following DataObject: Region InfoPath ...
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Cannot republish a InfoPath form after a migration

I'm working on a migration project from SP 2007 to SP2010. I use a standard Mount-SPContentDatabase approach to perform the upgrade. I have an issue with a form library. After the upgrade, I want to ...
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SP Approval Workflow error when publishing

I have developed an Approval Workflow in Visio and imported into SharePoint Designer. After I finished with the configurations of WF in SPD, I have attempted to publish. Each time I have received an ...
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HTML Tags in Dropdown list - Browser based infopath forms

I have a browser based infopath form with dropdown list and the list is populated with values from a SharePoint List(using Data Connections) that contains two columns title and Body(Rich text field ...
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Multiple content types in a single library - sharing columns

I have built a simple expense claims feature into a sharepoint site using infopath. All works fine, but we wish to expand this to handle multiple types of claim, each having it's own form, travel ...
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E-Forms using standard edition

We have SharePoint 2010 Standard Edition license and we are covered in Enterprise Agreement but we are in need of E-Forms and put it on our portal using workflows also. I've heard info path services ...
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Best way to deal with a large form to list submission

I'm currently working on an InfoPath 2007 form, that as part of its work will need to submit 180 fields to a seperate SharePoint 2007 List. I'm curious if anyone has an easy way to handle this, the ...