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Microsoft InfoPath is an XML-based toolset of electronic forms software that integrates with SharePoint 2007 and later and Office applications. In 2014 it has been announced that InfoPath will no longer be developed by the vendor. Mainstream support is promised until 2020.

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Create subsite using an infopath form

Is it possible to create an infopath form which would allow me to create automatically a subsite when I click submit form? Can I configure workflow in that certain way or this is not possible?
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Infopath 2010 Submit Button issue

I have a serious problem with the Infopath 2010 List form i deployed recently. Every time I edit a previously filled form, it creates a new Infopath 2010 form . How can I restrict the creation of ...
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Infopath form is displyed as xml in a form library

I am trying to transfer some forms I have developed in the past in SP2010 environment to SP2013. The problem is that when I create a form library in SP2013 the submitted form gets saved as XML file ...
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Using InfoPath form for custom content type (derived from Task)

I have Task library in which consists of several custom content types (all of them derived from Tasks content type.) For each custom content type I need to create form in InfoPath. How to assign those ...
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Reassembling Info Path forms

I am programmatically converting an info path form to a html file for mobile display purposes. Sadly office inter-op is forbidden to me due to older equipment. As well as .net 4.0 ( currently using ...
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InfoPath Cascading Drop Down

I have created a cascading dropdown box within InfoPath to work with a SharePoint list. The data source is coming from another SharePoint list which populates the first dropdown box. However it is ...
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Infopath, update current item id in the querystring

Is it possible to have an InfoPath form with a drop down control that updates the querystring id on change? When the form loads, a couple of list items is available from the drop down. This items ...
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infopath form is checked out to user Id provided in Authentication section in .udcx file instead of current user

I am migrating infopath form from SP2007 to SP2013 my infopath form contains the checkout(on page load) - Checkin(on submit click) using webservices. I converted the Checkout  data connection to ...
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Redirect user to library after saving InfoPath form

I've made a form using InfoPath Designer 2013 and published it to a SharePoint Online 2013 form library. Everything works as expected, the data get saved to the library when the user clicks the save ...
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Infopath 2013 refresh a page

Is it possible to refresh a Infopath 2013 page on button click? It should not update or clear fields. Can it be achieved through Infopath rules?
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How to get a hyperlink to open in same window?

I'm using infopath 2010. I set an hyperlink to pen a page, but it opens it in another window. Is it possible to open the link and close the actual window. Thanks!
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How to edit NewItem Form of a DocumentSet (stored in DocLibrary) in InfoPath?

I got a new question that came across today. Being an absolute fan of InfoPath I would like to be able to edit the NewItem Form that appears, whenever I create a new documentSet in my documentLibrary. ...
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Cascading Lookup columns

I have a project where I need to create a form. In that form I have several columns. The columns that I have questions about are assignment category Assignment type I have questions because the ...
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WideListSchema upgrade to 2013

I have an InfoPath form create and deployed to a form library in SharePoint 2007, there are over 300 fields on the form and when published all fields were promoted. I am upgrading to SharePoint 2013 ...
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Sharepoint numeric formula

I have a sharepoint list and I need , in a new column, a numeric count upwards. So whenever they fill in the survey, it gains +1 regardless how many days/hours are between the two surveys. So, first ...
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Creating a group for a repeating table in Infopath 2013

So, I am trying to recreate something that another developer built and running into some difficulties. I would like to create a repeating table in InfoPath to display my historical comments, like ...
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Form confirmation breaking my workflow

I have a form designed in Infopath 2010 (with Sharepoint on Office 365). When submitted, it puts the info into a list and kicks off a workflow that sends emails to the GMs. We decided to add a second ...
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InfoPath form not loading - object not set to an instance

I have an infoPath form that is published to a site as a browser based form. When previewing the form, it loads the data connections fine. When I publish the form to the content type or library the ...
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column formula help

I've asked a question a couple days ago, wich gave me the answer =IF( OR(INT(A)+INT(B)+INT(C) = 3, INT(A)+INT(B)+INT(C) = 0), "Accepted", "Not Accepted" ) But that only works if they have to fill ...
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InfoPath: form is checked out for editing, alternate access mapping

our SharePoint 2013 farm has alternate access mapping defined for the web application. This is causing an interesting issue with one of the InfoPath forms. InfoPath forms give error saying "form is ...
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InfoPath 2010 - People picker not working/opening in filler

For some reason, people picker is not working in the InfoPath 2010 filler or Preview. When I publish the form as a "web enabled form", the People Picker will open up in the browser and it works ...
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How to get multiple attachment controls on sharepoint list form?

I have created sharepoint custom list. And i have customized list using infopath 2013. I need three attachment controls on the infopath form where by default there is only one attachment control ...
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Outlook 2010 Error “This task could not be updated at this time.” Item still processes properly

I have an approval workflow, which sends and email to the person it is assigned to. The user opens the email through Outlook 2010 and processes their task (approve, reject or reassign task). After ...
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Move InfoPath List form template from one environment to another

I have created a custom List forms through InfoPath Designer as per the following article from microsoft in my dev environment. I would like to move this custom list form into further environment ...
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Mark infopath field read-only after it been submitted

I have some infopath forms that have a drop down list control that is connected to a SharePoint list that pulls in all of our client names, the drop down list is called 'Client' When the form is ...
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Infopath view based on the user who opens the form

I have created an expense form for users to complete their expenses Once the form has been submitted to the form library I would like to set the form so if a different user tries to open a form they ...
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How to navigate through SharePoint list items in Infopath form

I have a SharePoint 2013 list with an Infopath form associated with it. Once we opened up an item from the list, I need to have a way to navigate through next and previous items using next and ...
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How to make Infopath form responsive?

I would like to know in detail how can we make the form responsive. Which can be seen easily in any device.
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help Column formula in sharepoint list

So i asked this question a couple hours ago: I have made a list with InfoPath in SharePoint. All the questions are either "accepted" or "notaccepted" (radiobuttons) and I want to make a new column ...
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Column formula in sharepoint list

I have made a list with InfoPath in SharePoint. All the questions are either "accepted" or "notaccepted" (radiobuttons) and I want to make a new column (in SharePoint). If someone choose "accepted", ...
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How to make File Upload Control a conditionally required field?

I have four optional buttons. The file or amortization is required to be uploaded only if either Loan (One of the four option buttons) is selected or Bond is selected. Another words user must upload ...
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Generating approval of workflow based on infopath form

I am wondering if I can dynamically create a SharePoint workflow based on the value of some fields in an Info Path form. For example, a field on the form might contain an ordered list of people that ...
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Infopath Forms - Change the DataConnections

I published an InfoPath form to SharePoint that uses a lot of DataConnections. For example, a comboBox Field receives a list's content. Recently we changed the access from HTTP to HTTPS and now I ...
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Multiple Fields for Query String Filter on WebInfo Part

Using sharepoint 2010 I have a form that i would like to autofill values via a url i.e newItems.aspx?ID=44. I have been successful in doing this with one parameter using a query string URL filter. I ...
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Forms that end-users can create easily

So, after a lot of research looking into InfoPath, SharePoint Designer, and the like.. I have a simple question. I want my end users to be able to migrate away from Google Forms (we have the free ...
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Can the hover/active borders of form fields be customized and/or disabled?

I'm really not crazy about field borders in forms. In InfoPath, you can get rid of the borders, but then the row heights jump in the browser once the form is published to SharePoint. ...
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How to copy or duplicate a record in a SharePoint list (or inside infopath form)?

In some other applications such as Excel or Access, it is possible to copy a row of data and paste it (or use a duplicate function). I am hoping there is a way, to do this in a SharePoint (2013) ...
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Infopath custom action

I have a InfoPath form library. Now I want to insert a custom button. when I click on the custom button I need to insert a replicated copy of the whole form in the same form library but with different ...
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An error occurred while trying to connect to a web service

I created a form in InfoPath which is having a people picker control which need to populate the login user name. To create that created a data connection which talks to userprofileservice.asmx web ...
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Auto-populating Infopath fields from a Sharepoint list after selecting a drop down

I currently have two lists one titled 'Book of Work' which holds details around on-going projects and the other titled 'Book of Work Amendments' which are requests submitted by users to change project ...
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Calculated value hyperlink

Looking for a way to set a hyperlink address AND display in a list without using a workflow. I'd prefer to use InfoPath. I can do it with a workflow and variables, but want to avoid using workflows ...
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Attaching workflow to a custom form web part

I don't have access to InfoPath. I am making a custom web part with a basic form having 4 fields and a submit button. I want to start a workflow when user presses submit button? Can I do this in my ...
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Show/Hide columns based on a column selection

I want to display columns based on a specific column selection. I have provided an example below: There are 3 columns Category (Column1 - dropdown column) Reason for Assumtion (column2) Reason for ...
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Copying a field from one Infopath form to another

So I have like 10 drop-down menus of manually entered values. These same values need to be on three different forms, and I'd like to not have to type it all three times. I tried going onto the ...
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Update SharePoint calculated column on Infopath form

I have an Infopath 2010 list form that displays a couple of calculated columns. My users have asked if I can make those fields update dynamically while the form is open. I have already tried moving ...
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Infopath 2010 terminate Workflow for current document

Is it possible to create a button in an Infopath 2010 Document, so when the Documents Workflow is started the User is able to click on the Button to terminate the Workflow? I actually have no idea on ...
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Why is the master/detail tab missing?

I'm trying to build a web-enabled master/detail form with Infopath, so I need to build it with repeating tables bound to my existing data sources. If I open the 'repeating tables properties' dialog ...
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How to enable infopath form attachment to open in browser

I have a infopath form with attachment control that is published to form library and I am able to access the form via browser. User attaches form in the attachment section but the problem is that when ...
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Info path drop downs not working in ms-word

I have a drop down list (of approvers) with some filter rules in an approval workflow. When I am using this info path form in browser it is populating the list of approvers in the drop down list. But ...
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List Form created in Infopath is completely displaced in sharepoint 2010

I've got a List in SharePoint 2010 with a Standard form. I wanted to customize it with InfoPath by clicking on "customize forms" in the toolbar in SharePoint. In InfoPath, everything works fine, all ...