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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How to import all field values from a previous InfoPath form

I've had this question up on Stack Exchange for about a week with no response, so thought I'd try here as a lot of us SharePoint guys are also InfoPath experts. I've got an InfoPath 2013 form with ...
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How to limit InfoPaths queries to 1 Result

When filtering data on InfoPaths how would I limit the number of results I get. This is trivial in SQL and I would be very surprised if it weren't possible on InfoPaths. Thank you :D
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infopath form loading slow

I have a form using infopath and I have more than 10views depending on combination of 2 fields. I also have data connection to 2 lists for a cascading dropdown. Do we have a way to make the loading ...
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infopath 2010 not able to filter

I have an SharePoint list in which I am using the Infopath form and over there I have a column called business lead. and I have more than one business lead for the project. The issue I am facing is I ...
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Data connection error: The SOAP response indicates that an error occurred on the server

I'm trying to add a data connection from SharePoint 2013 to InfoPath 2013. I'm choosing the "GetGroupcollectionfromuser" method. But getting below error: Error: Infopath was unable to create a ...
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InfoPath in SharePoint Online giving critical error

We migrated InfoPath from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint Online through Sharegate. The form loads default values. When I open form it gives me below critical error : The form could not be ...
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color coding in infopath sharepoint 2010

how can i use color coding formula when using infopath. i have something called as project health and it has three choices 1. on track 2. major issues 3. minor issues when we select on track i want ...
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infopath to add number in the list for sharepoint 2010

I have three column in my infopath form. 1. Resources 2. Benefit 3. Total How do I calculated formula in infopath so when i put number in resources and benefit the total gets calculated automatically....
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Missing attachment control in InfoPath 2013

how can I add multiple "add attachment" blocks in InfoPath 2013 that won't duplicated the uploaded document? I no longer see the option in controls. Thanks in advance.
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Missing Programmability Components

I am working on Infopath using visual studio 2012.For an button in infopath form I am going to write the code.But I am facing the below "Message box" I had adjusted the properties of Form option to ...
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Form with attachment to a list

I have been asked if this is possible in sharepoint, I would think it is but can't think of a way. I am starting to think that I need to do a developer course lol. The request. Have a form to fill ...
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create exception rule in InfoPath

I'm trying to create a form load.. I've an Access Denied view.. Setting up condition as below.. I need the view only to be applied if the user is not from "onmicrosoft\" domain.. I still ...
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InfoPath Workflow Initiation Form Dropdown on Site Workflow

In a list workflow with a custom initiation form, we can add a dropdown from another list's data. The selected value is then accessible in the workflow under 'Current Item'. How can I do the same with ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow from InfoPath 2013 form library

I've created a form in InfoPath 2013 with multiple view. 1st view - Requester (with Submit and Cancel buttons) 2nd view - Action By (with Submit, Approve and Reject buttons) 3rd view - Approved By (...
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How do I connect visual studio to my SharePoint server which is on a vm

I have a SharePoint server on a vm, all correctly set up and ready to be designed. Rather than use SharePoint designer I wanted to use visual studio's new add on sharepoint connection and use that to ...
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Problems with “Do you want to save changes” dialog box - InfoPath

I have an InfoPath 2010 form published to a SharePoint 2010 library. Every month, project managers use the form to create a progress report on their project(s). Here's the scenario: Let's say the ...
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Workaround limitations of custom forms for external list in InfoPath 2013

I need customize "new" and "edit" form for external list in SharePoint 2013. I use some secondary Data Connections to implements user-friendly interface with ability to lookup data storing in Database....
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No “From Rest Service” Option in Infopath Designer 2013

I was looking to add a rest service call to my infopath 2010 form so I clicked on the "Add Web Service" dropdown. I only have the option for "From Soap Web Service". Am I missing an update or is ...
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InfoPath 2013 Form Library workflow creation

I've created a form in InfoPath 2013 with multiple view. 1st view - Requester (with Submit and Cancel buttons) 2nd view - Action By (with Submit, Approve and Reject buttons) 3rd view - Approved By (...
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Website form import into Sharepoint Infopath Form

We are trying to set up a form on our external website so users can submit request to different departments. We need to get this information into our internal SharePoint site somehow and wanted to ...
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Display item data secondary data connection

I have built a workflow in SharePoint designer. I would love to find a way for an InfoPath form to be able to use the ID from the associated Workflow list to query and filter the secondary data ...
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Data Connection is working only in the 1 of the 2 approval processes

So here is the scenario. I have a workflow for a SharePoint list and it contains two approval processes (each one is triggered if its conditions are met). Let's say that the first approval process ...
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Preventing InfoPath from showing same value in each row (repeating table)

I have a repeating table showing data from an external list. It is connected with further (hidden) columns in the list but the form only shows a few (3) columns from the (around) 8. First column is ...
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Infopath error unable to submit form error

I am getting the below error when trying to submit an infopath form using the Infopath 2013 client app, in 0365 with ie 10 browser: InfoPath cannot send the form, there is an error when sending ...
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MULTIPLE repeating table to submit to a SharePoint List

I have an existing SP 2010 list New/Edit form which I have already customized in InfoPath for formatting, Now I need to modify the form to have multiple items insertion feature by using Repeating ...
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Error connecting to _vti_bin/search.asmx in infopath 2010

I'm trying to query the url "http://sharepointsite/_vti_bin/search.asmx". The url is valid and returns xml when I run it in a browser, but when I try to create a data connection in infopath 2010, I ...
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SharePoint Integration with SalesForce

I have a document library that contains info path forms in SharePoint 2013. Is it possible to populate a field in an info-path form with information from a field in SalesForce? I know you can create ...
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Trying to Publish an InfoPath 2013 form on a SharePoint 2013 Site

I have created a smart form in InfoPath (using the SharePoint List template I believe) that I would like to publish to SharePoint site but am getting several errors. First, I have one error occurring ...
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Infopath email submit option opens up email client window with data and doesn't send the Email

Info path email submit option opens up the email client window(Thunderbird) with the data but it is not send until we manually click on the "Send" button. Is this the default functionality of the ...
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InfoPath 2013 Getting current user details error

I have SharePoint server 2013 and a custom list I want to get current user details in InfoPaht form 2013 I followed post from: https://spvee.wordpress.com/2013/04/10/auto-populate-user-information-in-...
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Can I limit the number of list items if two fields reach certain count

I have a custom SharePoint list that has a form (edited using InfoPath 2010). The list is a "session slot" management system where we have scheduled sessions that are bookable through the form and ...
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Pass Query String Parameter between Infopath Views

I have infopath 2013 file with 2 views. And the requirement is to filter the repeating table of 2nd view based on 1st-view. Can any one help me how can I pass the query string value from 1st view to ...
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In infopath 2013 and SharePoint Online, on submit form, switch view and retrieve document id not working

Quick question. I have a form I am currently submitting on clicking the submit button. Once the form is submitted, I switch view, and load the form/document id on the next view. On the next view I ...
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Export the Infopath Repeating table to Excel

I am having bunch of rows in the repeating table and I am fetching this based on some dropdown box conditions.Now my client is expecting to get the repeating table data into excel sheet.Can any one ...
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Sharepoint 2010 how to change infopath view in sharepoint for filling.

i have 2 separate department updating one sharepoint library list instead of changing the view in the infopath form it self for each department can i change it by creating a link in the sharepoint ...
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Workflow staus values - how to find the numeric value of a manually defined custom workflow status?

I have a long and complex workflow with many stages and steps written in SharePoint Designer 2013. The workflow is associated with a SharePoint library that was published from a form designed in ...
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How can I develop an InfoPath dropdown field that displays data from a separate SharePont list?

I am developing an InfoPath template from a library. I would like for it to connect to a separate list in the same site and display data based on a selection from a drop down on the form. The drop ...
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Auto generate number in InfoPath 2013

How do I change the default "Title" column in InfoPath 2013 into a column which have sequence number generate automatically? Format: PO-YY-NNNN YY: current year NNNN: integer starting with 2001 ...
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Getting a unique reference number when users can only see their own items

I have created a SharePoint List (on 365 Enterprise) for logging accidents and incidents in our business. The list is populated using an InfoPath form that presents the user with the relevant fields ...
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InfoPath form not passing correct Credentials

We have a SP Farm 2013 with a InfoPath form published. i have it set to pull current user and pull the user the first time the form is opened. This works perfect inside my form preview however when ...
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A new Connection File use in InfoPath but not when published in SharePoint

I create a new Connection File and I proof in InfoPath and it works, but when I publish the Form with InfoPath in SharePoint, there is no data found or consumed from the information from the data ...
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Cascading dropdown integer displayed on changing the option

I am facing an issue with cascading drop down in InfoPath form customized via SharePoint list. So, I have 2 dropdowns- Country and State. As per the cascading functionality, when England is selected ...
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“Invalid Form Template” Error - InfoPath 2013

I've configured Infopath Forms Services in SharePoint Central Administration but cannot get it to talk to SharePoint. I get the Invalid Form Template error every time I run the Design checker....
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Update InfoPath form field value in SharePoint Online document library?

I have saved InfoPath Form in a Form Library & also saved field values in separate columns, now I have retrieved one record in InfoPath Form 2013. I'm trying to update Status columns value from ...
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“An error occurred querying a data source”, form designed using InfoPath Designer

I am getting the below error if I try to open an InfoPath form designed using InfoPath designer Warning An error occurred querying a data source. Click OK to resume filling out the form. You ...
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Filtering InfoPath data connection

I have some queries on the InfoPath secondary data connections and I'm hoping that I do get some answers I have an InfoPath form into which I'm getting some information from another list. As it's not ...
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Need infopath to view “owner” when “folder” is selected

I have a SharePoint team site list with two main columns, FOLDER and OWNER. Now I have created a form in InfoPath and people can select a FOLDER (drop down menu). Now I need the OWNER to be filled ...
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How to modify InfoPath REST url without knowing the actual url

I am using REST data sources with my InfoPath 2013 form and it works well. My datasources are on an external server so I saved my data sources as data connection files which makes it easy to add those ...
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How to use cross-domain in Sharepoint Online in O365 - No Farm

I've recently migrated from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint Online in O365. I used to upload my InfoPath forms at the Farm at Manage Form Templates. Since I don't have Farm anymore how can I upload a ...
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Infopath form customization Issue

I customized a SharePoint 2013 list in InfoPath 2013 and published it in SharePoint site. But after publishing the form I can't see those fields in that list. Please help me with this.