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 change Publish Location

Working with Infopath 2010 here and SP 2010. I've created my form and published it while in DEV. Now, I want to publish it to the Prod Location. Here's the issue and to me, quite strange. I can't ...
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How to submit data from repeatable table in infopath form to a sharepoint list?

I have a infopath form created from a sharepoint list content type. In this form I need to add a repeatable table to send data to another sharepoint list. So when people submit this form the original ...
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Why is GetUserProfileByName from InfoPath Forms Services with claims authentication failing?

I have a web application with an ADFS 2.0 trusted identity provider, and it's the only authentication provider. When I login, SharePoint correctly associates me with the my stored profile, but calls ...
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Will an InfoPath 2007 form with managed code work on SharePoint 2010?

I have an existing InfoPath 2007 form containing managed code. The form is now published on SharePoint 2007. The form will be edited and created using the InfoPath 2007 client, so no Web Form in this ...
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How to reconnect InfoPath task form to SPD workflow after moving it to the new Site Collection

I have Globally reusable workflow (created in SPD) in my test site collection. This WF uses custom InfoPath task form. Now I am trying to move it to the new production site collection. I've done next ...
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Multi-selection List box in Infopath and SharePoint 2010?

I have designed an InfoPath 2010 Form which has Multi-selection List box(Datatype=Text[string]) with 5Choices and I have set a choice as default. Multi-selection List box field is promoted through ...
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InfoPath is Dead

As per this Microsoft blog article, InfoPath is retiring. It will not be available in the next version of SharePoint. I am in the middle of setting up a Forms Solution architecture for a company and ...
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Infopath's built in Username() function returning “i:0#.w|Domain\UserName” instead of just UserName?

How can I modify the UserName() return string to display only the username as opposed to "i:0#.w|Domain\UserName"? When I had the same form in my development environment it returned ...
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More than 255 characters in multiple lines of text?

I have an InfoPath Form which submits the text of a textbox and saves it in a SharePoint list. Whenever a user types in more than 255 characters and I want to edit the element in the SharePoint list ...
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Can I use Infopath code behind in SharePoint online?

I'm evaluating using SharePoint online for a new project, but I can't find a definite answer to whether I'm able to use InfoPath 2013 code behind (e.g. custom code in an InfoPath form) in SharePoint ...
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Can't deploy Admin Approved Form Template using XSNFeatureReceiver in SharePoint 2010

I am trying to deploy an Administrator Approved InfoPath form template to SharePoint 2010 as a feature. I've done this lots of times in 2007 and never had an issue - but this will not play ball. I ...
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InfoPath Form and Web Service (would violate cross-domain restrictions)

Hello let me explain what I’m doing I have an InfoPath form and this form access to one web service (Data Connection-Receive Data-SOAP Web Service) This form template is published to a SharePoint ...
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How do I change the hostname in InfoPath Form data connection?

I've created a InfoPath form which uses Data Connections. This was on server1. Now I want to change this InfoPath Form on server2 (server1 does not exist anymore). I want to add a new Data ...
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Using Default List Forms for Edit & View

Is it possible to configure a SharePoint 2010 list to the default form for editing and viewing while displaying my custom InfoPath form only for new items?
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more than one attachment field

We are planning to retire one of our old fashion tools and currently evaluating Sharepoint 2010. in our current tool, we have 3 different attachment sections two of which are visible to customer, and ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 email

I have an InfoPath form where I used SharePoint Designer 2010 to send an email to a group. Once a particular user submits the form then an email should be triggered to a group along with the active ...
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Infopath 2007 returns “The Form Has Been Closed” instead of navigating to source

I have an Infopath 2007 form which I have been struggling with. Now when I close the form (from a Rule on a button), the form does not navigate back to the Source URL but instead gives a browser ...
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Restrict person picker to one person.

I am an IT intern and fairly new to SharePoint/InfoPath. I am working on a form that has already been published to a SharePoint list and I was told to make it so that the person/group picker ...
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Infopath with Sharepoint Foundation 2010

Is it possible to use Infopath 2010 forms with Sharepoint Foundation 2010? What licence(s) (if any), would I need to do so?
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Add js to an InfoPath form

Is there a way to add either Javascript or additional css rules to InfoPath forms that are generated by the forms server in SharePoint 2010 or 2013?
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Daily e-mail reminders with workflows

I need a workflow which will check a custom list -for every row in this list- every day automatically and if the total value column is 0 then it will send an email to a user. Is it possible with ...
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Anonymous Access users can't submit InfoPath 2010 form to Form Library

We have a public-facing SharePoint 2010 Enterprise server hosting a Publishing Portal site running InfoPath Forms Services. We have an InfoPath Form on the server which submits to a Form Library. This ...
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SharePoint 2010 Standard and Forms

We have a Standard Server License of SharePoint 2010 and we want to develop Infopath form. I need a tutorial or directions in bullet points as to what should I do to achieve this. I've heard in ...
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How to get solutionVersion, productVersion and PIVersion for published InfoPath form?

I have to create an InfoPath form from c# code. So I use xsd.exe to create c# objects and XmlSerializer to compose xml files. Also I must define "mso-application" like "progid="InfoPath.Document" ...
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List view like a document

I have a huge form in sharepoint 2007 i made in infopath that was originally a paper form the client would still like to view it like the paper form. Is their anyway to make a view that looks more ...
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How to report bugs, give suggestions and feedback on Sharepoint, SPD, Infopath?

I am continuously bumping against annoying bugs (and/or inconveniencies "by design") in Sharepoint Server 2010, its related tools and services like: Infopath Designer 2010, Microsoft Sharepoint ...
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How do I extract / retrieve the full link to a attachment file inside a InfoPath 2007 form?

Suppose that a user have attached a Jack.jpg file as a attachment to a online InfoPath 2007 form, is there a way to retrieve or extract the full URL of this attachment file Jack.jpg?
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5 Dashboards 1 list. Need each dashboard edit view to show different list fields

I don't have access to the original source code. I can use infopath 2010, sharepoint designer 2010 and access to use CEWPs. I have 5 Dashboards connected to 1 list. This is just one# Each ...
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How to deploy centrally managed Infopath forms with reusable workflows to a new environment

I am looking for a way of deploying solutions based on infopath and reusable workflows through development, test and production in a consistent manner. Can anyone outline a robust approach to the ...
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Application DLL replaced sometimes in 14 Hives feature folder

I deploy Infopath forms using powershell script. After deployment, dlls of my deployed application appears in 14 hives/feature/guidfeaturefolder After some modifications when i deploy again the same ...
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Insert images from computer into Rich Text Box

I'm using SharePoint 2010. Out of the box forms allow me to imbed images that I can upload from my computer. If I edit the form using InfoPath (something I want to do) I lose this ability. Has ...
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Form for user to input data and submit to run sql command

We're looking for an quick and easy way for an HR person to enter data into a couple fields and then have them click submit and have it execute some SQL Update query on the database. We don't need to ...
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Getting the name of the current library in an administrator approved infopath form

I have an infopath 2010 form with attached code, so I have published it to a forms library as an administrator approved form. This form is linked to a site content type, and is used in a number of ...
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How to debug Infopath 2010 web form?

Well, in visual studio 2008 we were able to create infopath 2007 web form project and after that attach to iis process to debug infopath web form. In visual studio 2010 there is not infopath project ...
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Update Custom Forms with Powershell

I'm trying to update custom forms of SharePoint lists in a large amount of SharePoint 2010 subsites with powershell. I'm not quite sure what the correct approach is. The form itself can be found as ...
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SharePoint Form - Advanced Validation Error Handling

Our company wants to create a more user friendly and branded way of handling user errors when validating InfoPath Forms. We would like to create a message box that essentially would be more ...
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No InfoPath forms in SP 2013 workflows?

I just read here, that InfoPath forms will no longer be used in Workflows. Is there something that will replace InfoPath? or are forms in the Workflows just going away? Thanks!
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Is there a non-InfoPath alternative to Google Forms?

Is there a non-InfoPath alternative to Google Forms? I need a non-InfoPath solution because many of our systems do not have InfoPath installed. Any help is appreciated.
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Infopath Button missing in Ribbon for List

I am trying to follow some tutorials for customizing a list with InfoPath 2010. However, when I click on a list it appears I am missing the InfoPath button. I do have Infopath 2010 installed and can ...
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InfoPath form calculations work in client but not in browser

I have an InfoPath 2010 form that needs to be deployed via SharePoint forms services in Internet Explorer. The form contains some calculations that should update whenever a field is changed. The ...
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InfoPath: Hide view dropdown box from user

I created a client based InfoPath 2007 compatible form with multiple views in InfoPath 2010 Designer. The form contains rules to switch views as needed, so I don't want the users who fill out the form ...
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How to Query a Form Library in SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2010 Form Library that will have multiple documents. I have one form that will be feeding/creating each of these documents. Essentially, I need to have one document per each ...
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How to Submit an InfoPath Form to its Own Library?

Salvete! I have an InfoPath-based content-type. I also created a forms library in several subsites that each use this content-type. Now, I need to fix my InfoPath content-type form so that it gets ...
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Limit number of words in the text box

I am new to Info path, I know how to limit the no.of characters entered in to the text box using string-length function. But is there any way we can limit the number of Words entered in to an ...
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Error webservice when publishing infopath 2010 form to sharepoint?

I am referring to the below link to publish infopath form guide to publishing infopath forms as admin approved form templates add my infopath form in trusted form templates in CA : then add my ...
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Form Creation in SharePoint 2013 Standard Version

I have read this article http://blogs.office.com/b/sharepoint/archive/2013/03/04/options-to-create-forms-in-sharepoint-2013.aspx about options to create forms in SharePoint 2013. I learned that ...
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How to Disable a button if a PersonPicker has invalid data in InfoPath?

I am building a Form in InfoPath and I need to disable the submit button when the values of two controls of type PersonPicker I have are invalid. Each control holds just one user. I tried to do a ...
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how to change connection source in data connections in infopath forms.?

I've created and published my form in DEV environment. For testing, I have published it to the Test environment. I used the following technique and now the forms are working fine. Saved the source ...
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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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Open workflow initiation form in modal dialog

Currently when I click on a custom action to run a workflow on a selected item the browswer navigates away from the current page to display the initiation form. This wouldn't be a such a problem ...