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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Advice needed in my career path [on hold]

I request all your advise in decide which route to take please? I worked in .Net 2.0, Asp.Net, C#, VB.NET, SQL 2005, JavaScript. I didn't get a chance to work in .Net 3.5, 4.0, MVC, WPF, WCF, LINQ ...
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How to format Infopath email

I administer a Sharepoint 2010 website, where we have a contact form built in Infopath 2010. Once the form is submitted, the form is copied into the body of an email and sent out. Now to my problem: ...
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Create list definition for Forms

I need to create in a sandbox solution a list definition and list instance. I want to add to it a Content Type which will have a parent CT "Form". When I create a "Form Library" and add this CT to it, ...
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Query string issues

I have created an InfoPath from with two columns. ColumnA is a drop down field and ColumnB is text field. Now I would like to have a query string like this ...
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Can we add repeating table for infopath SharePoint list template

Is it possible to add a repeating table to an existing infopath SharePoint list form template. If so how can we add please provide the steps to add. Need to add Group under my Fields in Main data ...
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Add a new group under my:sharepointlistitem_rw with simple data type as repeating selected

Can we add a repeating table for a SharePoint list template in Infopath. If so how can we add a group with simple data type selecting repeating section under my:sharepointlistitems_rw for a existing ...
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infopath 2013 permission error

I have a few new computers ( not users) running windows 8.1 and InfoPath 2013. when they try to open a document they get " you do not have permission to open this document or the document is opened by ...
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How to Edit InfoPath Form Web Part embedded into a page when there is no list associated with the Form?

I'm having difficulty editing a SharePoint 2010 page. Someone else created it. The set up is a bit different than normal. The page has an InfoPath form embedded in to it. I have full admin rights to ...
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InfoPath cannot submit the form; an error occured while the form was being submitted;

....The form cannot be submitted to the following location; This thread is already in the background processing mode. I have the above message come up intermittently after I try and submit a form ...
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How to verify the data after submitting infopath form

I was trying to verify the data submitted from an InfoPath form, which is added to a list item. I want to use the data submitted and some other data form other list to do some calculation. I want to ...
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How to Edit InfoPath Form Web Part?

I need to make changes to a SharePoint 2010 page that someone else created. I have full admin rights to the site. I was told that the page is nothing more than an InfoPath form embedded in to the ...
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How do I send data to a list form from a SharePoint page

I have a page that displays data from several lists and has links to a list form which open in a modal popup. I need to send some data to the form to be displayed on the form. Is there a way I can do ...
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InfoPath: How to create a field which is not saved as a SharePoint column?

I've got a SharePoint 2010 list, with an associated InfoPath form. On this InfoPath form, I've got a TextBox control, "myAlert", that is used purely for displaying a validation message by way of Rules ...
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Saved form when submitted creates duplicate

Is there an easy way to prevent a form from creating a duplicate when submitting a saved form?
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Is there a way to prompt an email send from sharepoint from a checkbox selection in infopath?

I have created a form that when submitted the status changes from blank form to submitted I would like to send an automated email when they submit it. Giving them direction for the next steps in the ...
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Sharepoint 2007: How to use default ID as value in a field?

I have a fully customized SharePoint form by Infopath, I'm using a customized button to perform the submission. I need to make the file name(or Name column) to be 'AAA1', 'AAA2', 'AAA3' and so on. I ...
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Infopath Form Cost field cuts off trailing zeros after decimal point

I'm having difficulty with a field in my form. I have it set up as a text box with a data type of Decimal (double) and Currency symbol $ english (Australia) with 2 decimal places. All works fine ...
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Assign multiple users document permissions using one InfoPath people picker

I'm trying to have my InfoPath 2010 form (actually using InfoPath 2013 but set to 2010) be able to use one People Picker control to pass multiple account ID's in order to set document-level ...
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Previous submitted InfoPath form disappears in form library

I'm working in SharePoint 2013 (Office 365). I have created an InfoPath form and publish it into the SharePoint site. When I submit a new record it will be submitted successfully. But if I add ...
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InfoPath Designer to customize SharePoint list form

When we use InfoPath Designer to customize SharePoint list form (new/edit/display) and then publish, does it uses the InfoPath Form Services or it just updates the XML file for the list form?
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Error when Updating SharePoint Form

I have a form that can be edited in SharePoint 2010 when users submit a request. To clarify, it's not the form implementation they are editing, it is the fields in the form that they are editing. The ...
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How do you collect signatures on a PDF that's uploaded on a workflow?

Here's some basic information in order to help you ascertain an answer for me: I work for the government (Department of the Navy). a. This severely limits the ability for manipulation. I am not ...
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Error publishing info-path form 2013 in share point 2013

When I publish info-path form 2013 on site collection in SharePoint 2013 I see the following error. And does not publish. Do you have an idea? Thanks!
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InfoPath - SQL as Secondary Datasource - Limit Results

I have limited InfoPath experience, mostly using as SQL table UI. I am now trying to create a SharePoint form that will capture data from a SQL table. In dev environment I have been able to add the ...
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How do I add rows from list to repeating table?

I am using InfoPath/SharePoint 2010 in browser, i.e. no code solutions only I have a form to collect income data, daily amounts and weekly total. Data has to be collected against a fixed list of ...
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Can declarative workflow read xml (contained in listitem) created by InfoPath form?

Can I parse xml in listitem from declarative workflow or I need to create rest service that will parse xml? Can this rest service use CSOM to access xml or it must be running on Sharepoint server?
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Creator email notifications for updates to documents in Sharepoint Library

I have a Sharepoint document library, in which docs are created via an infopath form. It is working ok, but I need to add email alerts for the document creator. They will require an email every time ...
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Enable users to perform submission but not saving?

I have a few SharePoint forms that only allow users to submit, not save(edit). Because the admin doesn't want users to edit whatever they submitted. If they want to edit anything, they'll need to ...
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What to do when SharePoint Lists and SSRS isn't enough?

I've developed a complicated InfoPath web form for reporting outages. This system will be maintained by someone with little technical skill, so in a lot of places the form populates its dropdowns from ...
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Infopath View as a dialog box

I have a requirement to have search feature in Infopath form and when I select the required item and Click Ok it should populate in to another Infopath form. How can this be done?
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Add existing data to Infopath Form Library

I have a Sharepoint Form Library and a Infopath associated with it. The form (Employee New Hire)contains employee name,address , designation etc fields. Once the new employee joins,the form submits ...
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Some username cannot edit the infopath form showing an error they checkout themselves.

Really having a headache on this...have done a lots of searching the solution online but not successful. Until I decided the join forum taking chances can solve this problem...The error info is below, ...
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repeating table only shows one row when filtered to multivalue lookup

I have a multi value lookup field in list A to list B. In info path 2010 on list A, I have a form with a repeating table from list B on a secondary data connection. The table has a format rule to ...
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Building an email recipients string from a Contacts List

I'm trying to create an e-mail from an infopath form. What I have right now is a Contact List and an Email List, and I want to copy every contact from the Contact List into the "To:" field of the ...
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Make date field Date Picker only (disallow typed entry)

I have an InfoPath form on SharePoint Online (2013). The date field has a date picker, but also allows people to type the date. i.e. 4/7/2015. This allows US users to type 4/7/2015 meaning 7th April, ...
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SharePoint Form library template broken after renaming

I went in and changed a SharePoint template (*.xsn) which was being used by a document library to create and modify new items. I thought the safe way would be to rename my new one over the top of the ...
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Field Labels in InfoPath?

Seems like a really simple question but I can't find anything about how to add labels to InfoPath fields? I just want a text label beside a checkbox for example. I know I can just type the text in ...
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How to edit email notification workflow in InfoPath?

Is it possible to view or edit a workflow for email notifications only in InfoPath, and NOT with SharePoint Designer? I have been asked to manage a SharePoint site that someone else built. It uses ...
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Display data of InfoPath form in a page

I have a SharePoint 2010 list which is customized from InfoPath designer and published back to SharePoint list.I have columns Name , LoginName, Address and Email. when a user fills the data in the ...
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Unable to convert as UDCX file in sharepoint 2013 infopath form

I try to convert my connection library to .udcx file. but i throw following error. I try below method Add Desktop Experience feature on Windows Server 2012 (its already enabled) but no use....
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copying a filled infopath form to a library with a workflow

I only manage to create workflows that only read a specific field in my infopath file. I want the entire package to join so those in the next step can be saved and exported to a pdf or doc.
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Enable Info Path Forms Services in Sharepoint 2013

How do I enable Info Path Forms Services in Sharepoint 2013 so that a user can create and edit Info Path forms without having Info Path Designer installed (from browser)? I went to Application ...
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Workflow that converts Infopath-forms to PDF

I want a workflow that when a form is filled out in Infopath creates a PDF (alternate excel or word) file that is exported to a separate library. Any tips? I have tried the Harepoint thing but it ...
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Quiz or exam on Sharepoint

Is there any ay to create/add a quiz on sharepoint 2010 just using MS Sharepoint designer and infopath? Thank you.
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Initiation form - How do I display field values from the list item on which the workflow is being run?

I have seen this question asked in the context of SharePoint Designer 2010 workflows, but did not find a viable solution provided. I would like to throw this question out for SharePoint Designer 2013 ...
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Programatically download InfoPath form data?

I need to connect to sharepoint and download InfoPath form data programatically so that I can schedule the download as an automated process. I have found information on how to get the form data as ...
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Firefox 36.0.1 breaks InfoPath Auto height Multiline text field

The most recent update to Firefox seems to have broken the auto height feature of infopath forms in SharePoint 2010. When users open a form or list item form that was modified with InfoPath, ...
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How do integrate InfoPath, SharePoint Designer 2013, and SharePoint 2013 (Foundation)?

Please bear with me as I am very new at SharePoint (2 weeks in). We have SharePoint 2013 (Foundation), SharePoint Designer 2013, and Office 365 with InfoPath. How do I use the three together? I need ...
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Sending an item in list by email without a link

Basically, I'm trying to send an email out to a predefined group of users when a item is updated in a list. So, I created a custom form in infopath set it up and whenever someone updates the list in ...
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Print out list item display form (InfoPath)

I have a SharePoint site used for tracking despatches in a warehouse. I think I'm going to use InfoPath to design the form to make it look nice, rather than CSS or JS, and from what I've seen ...