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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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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 ...
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How to programmatically make textbox control read only in infopath

I am working on SharePoint 2013 office 365, Infopath 2010. I have a requirement when user selects "Approved" from the given dropdown list and clicks on save button then the text boxes in infopath ...
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How to get User Profile Service information on user OTHER THAN current user?

So much information on how to autopopulate information for the current user or the logged in user in InfoPath. But what about other users? What if there's a field that's 99/100 times going to be the ...
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sharepoint infopath 2013 mouseover not work on ipad browser

I have a SharePoint list with custom info-path forms. On these forms there are some fields which have required validation and when user mouse over on that field then a popup "Cannot be blank" shown on ...
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Infopath Form Load in sharepoint 2013

I created an Infopath form and publish it to SharePoint 2013. At first it worked properly, but suddenly the form does not work and SharePoint sends me the error that the form can not load. After ...
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How to resolve error creating universal data connection file (.udcx)?

Trying to follow along to create a Data Connection Library http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ms772101(v=office.14).aspx but run into the following error: The specified location does ...
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change the data type of a sharepoint column from the content type using powershell

i have been trying to change the data type of a field called "EmployeeName" from Number to Text - which is associated with a Infopath form Library in SharePoint 2010 env
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How would i start a Workflow and close a infopath form, while still leaving the option to save the form without starting the workflow. SharePoint 2010

I've come across an issue while making a InfoPath form for a workflow on a site I am currently working on, being I need to have the ability for a user to be able to close the form and start a ...
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Soap problem with linked list - infopath

When I tried to migrate a list with some list wchich are connected migration works great, but when I tried to connect another list with migrated list, and I tried use existing list it give me SOAP ...
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SharePoint and InfoPath Forms Duplication

So. I have a list that populates from SalesForce on one site. I want to create an exact duplicate of that list, that also populates from SalesForce, but on a different site. Is there a way to sort of ...
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How to print infopath form for document library?

I have created one InfoPath form with two views and published it into the document library. I want to have a print button on the form so that I can print the document. How to achieve it?
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Update a value in sharepoint list through workflow

I am a newbie to Infopath and Sharepoint. My work till today. I have created invoice template using infopath 2013. And Also created two views of the form. Submitter View and Print View. I have a ...
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How to disable “View” drop down when viewing item for group

I have a custom infopath form linked to a custom document library. When the form is populated and submitted, the document library then stores the submitted form. When clicking on the item link, it ...
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SPD Workflow Emails Sporadically Sending

I have been witnessing a disturbing trend in my SP environment, slowly I am watching workflows begin to experience a problem where emails do not always send. It's very random. Worst of all is that on ...
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How to change design of default forms of library or list?

Hi i want to change default layout of library or list New,Edit,Disp Forms. i need customize design these forms. Thanks in advance
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Create a button on Infopath for users to export form to PDF

Currently I have created a travel request form using Sharepoint 2013 and Infopath 2013 that once you submit the form, it creates a line item on the list as well as workflows to their managers for ...
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how to disable default check button in multi select list in infopath

In my multiselect list, the checkbox items are checked by default in InfoPath 2010. How do I disable this? Here's the list: Any ideas
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How to detect Info Path form is used or unused programmatically

I have designed an info path form and published successfully to the web. Then I go testing, the info path form is in used (it was automatically added to default new, edit and display form). But when ...
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Substracting cascading multiple selection box + dropdown list

I have a multi-select boxe and a drop down but instead of ADDING the choices made in the multi select box to the list of selectable items in the drop down list, I want to SUBSTRACT them. I'll try to ...
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Edit a Record in SharePoint List with InfoPath Form

I have a SharePoint list (ID, Field1, Field2) that Group1 submit Field1 with the New Item form. I am trying to create another form which Group2 can use to view Field1 and add information to Field2. ...
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How to make field read only in infopath

I need to make the field Date read only : Any ideas?
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SharePoint 2010 Info path people picker search not working - Form based authentication

We have people picker field in the info-path form located in a SharePoint form library.There are few people picker fields. These people picker fields are bound to a share-point group. Whenever we try ...
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How can I cause an InfoPath Form Web Part to load a previously filled form?

I have an InfoPath 2010 Web Part that receives a value from a data connection. I want to use this value to load a form with data filled in from a previous submit. How can I do this? The form submits ...
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Overide Core.js Options?

What is the best way to be able to manipulate objects in the DOM using JQuery/JavaScript, specifically in an InfoPath browser enabled form in SharePoint 2010? If I try to grab a value from an input ...
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How to add hide/show section toggle to InfoPath form?

MS Word 2013 has this great feature. You can define sections of a document with Headings. You make certain lines headings by highlighting the text and choosing the Heading 1 Style from the ribbon. ...
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Using an email form to send data to a SharePoint Survey list

Folks, I have created a SharePoint 2010 survey using the Create Survey command. The survey is behind a proxy server that requires users to be in a collaborative domain to use SharePoint. However, the ...
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filter parent instead of child in parent/child relationship

I have created successfully a cascading drop-down parent/child relationship using sharepoint list as secondary as the data connections. Basically the first drop-down of product category filters a ...
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Lock an auto-populated field in an infopath form

I followed the instructions on creating an auto-populate field that queries via form load, used this site: ...
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InfoPath user roles issue

I am facing some weird issue when creating an InfoPath 2010 form and I am pretty sure that its a silly mistake which I am not able to solve it. Here's the step by step process on how I'm creating it ...
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How to bring dynamic form/item fields into notification emails?

I've created a simple item list for maintenance requests at work. New items can only be of an item content type I created for it. All the fields in the form are custom site columns. It's all very ...
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InfoPath 2010 and Visual Studio 2012

I would like to generate InfoPath forms (2010) with managed code and debug the form template with Visual Studio 2012. I have downloaded and installed the Visual Studio Tools for Applications 2012 plus ...
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Problem to display an infopath form linked to an empty list

I'm working with sharepoint 2010. I have a list view filtered by the current user. Logically, if none of the items have the current user in its corresponding field, the list view is empty. An infopath ...
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Fix “AddEventListener” error in IE11 without access to Master Pages

After editing a form in InfoPath for use on a SharePoint 2010 site, my page will no longer load on IE11. On all other browsers, it is fine, but before the page can load in IE11, I receive a "Critical ...
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Not getting sharePoint lookup addtional field in infopath form

SharePoint List has a Infopath Form, in this list one Lookup column say for eg. "FirstName" and also select addtional column named "Email" Now i have to filter lookup dropdown based on addtional ...
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how to attachment multiple file in infopath form 2010? [duplicate]

I want to attach multiple file in my infopath form. i already put attachment control in my infopath form. my problem is when i click the attachment file it can't open and appear. please help me how to ...
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Unable to modify input and output locations after migration an InfoPath 2007 form to SharePoint 2010

First of all, I’m not expert with InfoPath but I have several years of experience with SharePoint 2010. This means I’m not newbie but I feel completely insecure working with InfoPath. I am trying to ...
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Populate Count or Sum of Child Records on Parent Record

I've successfully created a parent\child relationship between two lists. What I'm looking to do is grab the total (sum) of all the children in a particular column and populate a field in the parent ...
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How to use data you've just filled before submitting it in an infopath form?

I have an infopath form binded with a list. In this infopath form there are several fields to fill. When the user press the submit button, I want the view to change if the values of the fields the ...