A data connection is a dynamic link that is used to receive or submit data between a Microsoft InfoPath form and data that is saved outside the form, such as a SharePoint server, Web service, or database.

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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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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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How to connect two workflows that are on different SharePoint sites?

Not being an expert of SharePoint at all, I would like to understand the complexity of connecting two workflows that are located in different SharePoint sites. In essence, what we would like to do is ...
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Passing item id based on checkbox selection in sharepoint library

Seeking help on how to pass item id via query string into InfoPath form webpart (via connector) I have the infopath webpart form and query string all set up and the url works when I provide the value ...
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Fields for infopath form is not showing up in list columns

I'm working on a sp2010 deployment and the custom infopath form, and when we submit the fields, the form saves the data but does not load it into the list columns.
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I get “Sending Data to the Server” message for about 15 minutes when I try to submit the InfoPath form in SharePoint 2013

I use SharePoint 2013. I built a custom InfoPath form with Workflow. It worked perfect until a few days ago when a problem emerged. Every time I try to submit the form I get "Sending Data to the ...
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How to Pull Field Data from InfoPath Form into SharePoint List

I am using SharePoint 2013 and InfoPath 2013. I have an existing SharePoint List that's populated by an existing InfoPath form. Currently, only a few fields that are from the form appear in the ...
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Automatically update InfoPath Form fields(XML) when a field is updated in the SQL Database

I am working on a client's SharePoint 2010 solution, and I need to do some integration with SharePoint and our ASP.NET MVC Solution. There are two parts of this development: The clients side and our ...
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InfoPath Repeating Table add another Data Source

I have an InfoPath repeating table that is bound to a SharePoint list. This works as expected. I would like to pull data from a 2nd SharePoint list and add the items to the repeating table to the ...
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SharePoint Data Connection in InfoPath to SharePoint Library with Folders

I am trying to create a drop down list in InfoPath, from a data connection to a SharePoint Library, however my Library has folders in it that aren't available in the drop down list. I need users to ...
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Errors when Submit form data to SharePoint list from Outlook Email

I have used a data connection on my InfoPath form for a Submit button such as "send the form data as an attachment". on the list when a UserA clicks submit button a form is sent to UserB outlook. In ...
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The data source file is accessed through a redirection from a different domain infopath

Trying to use a web service as a data connection in an InfoPath form on my 2013 farm. The URL I feed it is http and it gives me the following error... The data source file is accessed through a ...
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Checkout and checkin in sharepoint 2013 infopath form

I am migrating infopath form from SP20010 to SP2013 one of the form contains the checkout(on button click) - Checkin(on exit) functionality. I converted the Checkout data connection file. its ...
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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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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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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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Infopath changing URL when attempting to convert data connection file

I have an IP form with data connections in it. I'm trying to convert the connections to connection files in an SP data connection library. When I enter the target url/name of the file to be saved as ...
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InfoPath form with centralized data connections gives error

I have converted all the data connections in my InfoPath form to centralized data connections. Many of the data connections pull data from the WCF Web services that have been hosted locally. But ...
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Trying to add a master-detail in Sharepoint/InfoPath 2010

I have customize a list in sharepoint with infopath. Now I want to add the master detail to this form. If I add a Web Part, from the list, no problems... I can create a filter between them and the ...
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Filter out already submitted forms?

Using InfoPath 2010 in Web Forms, I can set a combobox to be populated from a sharepoint list. This part works fine. Now what I want to do is exclude from the drop-down any matches in the form's ...
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InfoPath to Outlook compatibility (2010)

I have created an InfoPath (2010) form to use for a weekly update. The user submits the details in the repeating fields and the form submits to a SharePoint List and it should submit to Email. The ...
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Unable to connect to webservice in infopath form

I am working with infopath forms 2007 and Visual Studio 2008. I am trying to add a connection to our webservice through data connections in the infopath form. I am always receiving this error. ...
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SharePoint Custom Reference Number

I made an InfoPath form for users to complete and submit on a SharePoint page. I added a custom reference code which seemed to work but now skips numbers very randomly and has even duplicated a ...
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Save form in library once data is submitted to SharePoint list through InfoPath

How can I save a form in library once the data is submitted to list? It should be done through a single button click.
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Infopath 2013 Data Connection Wizard to Sharepoint 2013 - The operation could not be completed (already have and using root site)

I'm having problem when trying to create a new data connection to my sharepoint 2013 sites from Infopath 2013. It says "The operation could not be completed". Have read from the forums and all around ...
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InfoPath getting the ID not the value I configured in lookup field

I have two lists setup: Office: only has title field LOB Manager: has responsible person and a lookup column to the Office list. The office lookup in LOB Manager is configured to use the Title ...
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How to use the “Change REST Url” rule in Infopath 2010 when web service url changes between different environments

I tried to submit this question on StackOverflow but I had no luck. Here is how it goes : First of all, I'd like not to use code in the Infopath form template, if possible. Second, what i'm really ...
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Connect SharePoint List across different site collections

I have a Office 365 account with SharePoint Online. I would like to share on a public site a list hosted at another site collection. I've tried SOAP service following these posts: ...
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InfoPath hide checkbox if RichText value is empty

I created a one table with lot of columns and rows. Every column has a Rich text box with filters from first page (if dropdown value is equal to X then show text on Rich text box). Wanna ask how to ...
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Passing data between excel sheet and infopath 2010 form(web enabled)

Hi I am using data connection(SOAP web service) to pass data between infopath form field and excel cells. I am following the below article - ...
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Closing web enabled infopath 2010 form code behind sharepoint 2010

We have a custom button, which when clicked sets few fields in infopath form and then does data submit using data connection, now we want to close the form after data submit. Any suggestions? this is ...
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Passing data to new infopath form in form library from a sharepoint custom webpart

I have a share point custom web part which has 2 text box Name and ID and a button. I have a info path form called 'EmpInformation' in the form library.So if the user hits on the button, a new info ...
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InfoPath form - submit to multiple SharePoint lists

I'm new to InfoPath and SharePoint, so bear with me. I have two lists, a parent list that contains orders and a child list that contains items. The items list has a foreign key that corresponds to the ...
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How to create tempary hidden field or variable in infopath that not going to add to SP List

I want add tempary variable or field to Infopath Brower Form to hold some information i want to set by rules. So i dont need this field in my sharepoint list.. Is there any way to do this without ...
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Switch between views by current user or group in Infopath

I have infopath from with two forms.. So what i need to do is Switch those two views with current user group that logged into the system.. And im making this form to submit data into list not to a ...
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Error using UDCX files

I'm using InfoPath Form Libraries, the infopath files uses UDCX files to get the data. InfoPath files and UDCX are in the same site collection and in same server "Server A". Now when I try to access ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Violating cross-domain restrictions and infopath

Hello I created a form in infopath and when i go to load it up via sharepoints front end I get this error message "A query to retrieve form data cannot be completed because this action would violate ...
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Infopath 2010 form fails in attempt to use GetUserProfileByName method from UserProfileService.asmx

My attempts to retrieve UserProfile data for InfoPath form open all end badly with the same error so I have simplified down to one test case which I will try to describe below. Symptom 1: Event ID ...
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Infopath Data Connections not site relative

First of all, let me start off by saying the following about SharePoint 2010 and Infopath forms. Great idea, VERY Poorly implemented and documented by MS. For a developer to develop and deploy is a ...