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 Formula Generate Number

I am creating a PO form workflow, and part of the PO form will need to have a unique number assigned to it. Currently we have concatenated the date to one long number, i.e. 20130920152333, but we ...
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Repeating table bound to secondary data source: can't add columns and rows

I'm trying to create a form (in a form library) that updates multiple lists using InfoPath. I have a media inventory list that contains: Media Type Total Discs Available Min. Discs Threshold ...
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Limiting access for Form Library when using InfoPath 2010

I recently developed an InfoPath version of my company's performance management tool using info path. To limit access to the form, I added a restricted view page that runs thru form load rules that ...
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My workflow is only kicking off an email to the first approver of a two level approver workflow

I am using the example from Laura Rogers book, Infopath Step By Step. I have built my form and Workflow identical to hers (so I thought) Here is the workflow: Step 1 Set Variable: FormLink to ...
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different list forms for edit and new

I have a custom list that one part needs to be filled out on by one department and the other part from another. One requirement is the departments don't want to have to switch between content types to ...
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Limit a user group to a specific view created via InfoPath 2010

I have created a new view called 'RequesterView' (via InfoPath 2010) to add items to a issue tracking list. The purpose of this is to limit the visibility of certain fields such as 'Assigned To', 'Due ...
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Query on InfoPath data storage

I have a query on InfoPath 2013 forms. I have designed an InfoPath 2013 form where there are large number of fields (controls) where data would reside, like text-boxes, drop-down, etc. My concern is, ...
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Infopath querying secondary datasource based on fields in main data connection

So based on a field in my form, i want to execute a sql query when that field changes. Ive set up the data connection, but as far as i can see, the connection is static and there is no way to ...
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Subsites and infoPath forms

I'm new with Sharepoint. I created a form with InfoPath for the main site (Ex. http://mysharepointsite.com/) that works well and save this app as a template (Ex. Test InfoPath form) to be able to use ...
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Is it possible to insert Repeating Control in SharePoint 2010 List Infopath Form?

I see from here (excerpt from Microsoft site) that it probably ISN'T supported, but I thought I'd double check!! Inserting Repeating Data Controls Insert a repeating recursive section Note You ...
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Adding javascript to a new form in a form Library

How do i add javascript to the form library new form, since i published infopath form as default form page. I am using sharepoint 2013 and infopath 2013 to customize the form. Is there any way to ...
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Update InfoPath Form Field From SharePoint List

I am building a form where we have one field which changes every month. Users using the form can't edit this, but obviously those will full control can. I have set the default value in the list ...
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jquery validation : save conflict error should popup when user tries to add similar data

When a user tries to add data for two fields which were already selected in the previous new item, it should not allow the user to save, validation error should be thrown.. Sharepoint should check ...
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InfoPath 2010 People Picker Behaves Differently In Filler and Browser

I created a form in InfoPath 2010 Designer, and then published it to a SharePoint 2010 form library. This form has compatibility set to "Web Browser Form". Most people use this form from a Web ...
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How can I pull in properties of a user based on their email address?

EDIT: Another way of asking this same question, I guess, is: is there an out of the box web service to which I can pass an email address as a parameter, and get other properties for that user back as ...
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InfoPath Unique datetime with milliseconds as field

Currently I am using concat(substring(now(), 1, 4), substring(now(), 6, 2), substring(now(), 9, 2), substring(now(), 12, 2), substring(now(), 15, 2), substring(now(), 18, 2)) to get a unique ticket ...
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SharePoint 2010 How can I efficiently get all employees to read and Accept on a policy?

How can I efficiently get all employees to read and Accept on a policy? We have certain policies that need to be read and accepted on by ALL employees Need to be able to track who has "Read" the ...
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Approval Workflow Cannot be Completed

I have created a workflow using the OOTB Approval workflow template in SP 2010. When I run the workflow, it sends a task to Outlook with the "Open this task" button. When I click on Approve, Reject or ...
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Export Data Feed for Forms Library (Infopath) for Reporting

I need to create reports based on the Infopaths submitted in the forms library. This library will act as data source for my reports (reports like how many forms are submitted / some pie charts etc.) ...
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Is it possible to read an excel file through code in a sandbox solution - SharePoint Online

On a SharePoint Online environment, I have an Infopath based list with Attachment enabled. When an excel file is attached during a new item creation on this list, I want to have an event receiver that ...
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How to import data from Repeating form Sharepoint 2010

I have an InfoPath form setup on a Sharepoint List that allows the user to enter multiple Repeating Forms concurrently (so 2 or more entries with the same Submit call). 1) user navigates to the list ...
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SP 2010 Column lookup w/ prepopulating other columns within a form

Hoping you can help me out as I can't seem to find the exact answer on any site. I am currently using SharePoint 2010/Infopath 2010. ISSUE: Not being able to do a column lookup (without a dropdown) ...
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Change “Select” choice in dropdown list to not a choice

I have a drop down list field and it's a required field, but I don't want the select default choice to be a choice. How do I accomplish this in Infopath?
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Infopath shows error when i tries to publish the blank form

I tried to publish the form with all controls using blank form to a sharepoint site. I created new form library and published. But it shows me the error as in screenshot("Infopath cannot save the ...
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Infopath File Submitted to Sharepoint Library is uneditabe?

I have a published infopath file on our Sharepoint 2010 and after someone fills it out and submits it we are unable to then edit it with more detail. Yet we have other Infopath forms where this is an ...
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Custom/autogenerated item name in Forms Library

I am trying to plan the auto-generated custom item name for Form library in a 2013 publishing website project. In other words, I don't want our users to enter the name of the form every time they ...
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Add or delete rows when a button is clicked in infopath

I have a row with some multiple selection listbox and a dropdown listbox. i need to get a new rows when a button is clicked with that two controls on that new row. How come i achieve this..
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How do I update a task from a custom InfoPath form

We are in the process of figuring out how to use SharePoint and InfoPath to replace our current Workflow system. And I’m running through some test scenario’s/examples and have run into a problem. I’m ...
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People picker values are blank in email sent from sharepoint infopath form

I have an infopath 2010 browser enabled form deployed to a sharepoint 2010 site. Upon submit i have configured it to send the active view of the form to myself as an email. When i look into the email ...
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What does the error message “The source query parameter is not valid” mean?

I have an InfoPath form I am publishing to a SharePoint forms library. It is actually a copy of a form that I am trying to modify slightly and deploy in another location. The form has several views ...
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InfoPath changes the look of the form

I am following this guide to create a cross site lookup field in SharePoint. I am using SharePoint 2013. The problem is that when I open the form with InfoPath Designer 2013 the form doesn't resemble ...
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Infopath template to be used in different server

I am working on infopath designer and saved the template in a server. But now i need to use the same infopath form in different site in differnet server. How come i use the template in other server.
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Can code or workflow remove item level permissions, then return them back to what they once were?

I have an InfoPath 2007 form that has SPD 2007 workflow attached that uses Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities from codeplex to grant item level permissions. Another requirement is ...
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Data Connection Library app is missing in SharePoint 2013

I am trying to create a Data Connection library in SharePoint 2013 (for use with InfoPath) but the Data Connection Library app does not appear in the list of available apps. I have already enabled ...
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Error While publishing infopath form to Sharepoint

There is portal which is hosted in Office 365. I needed to do modifications on that portal. I opened a list and clicked on the "Customize form" button to open the form in Infopath Designer 2010. ...
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Create and Edit lookup items contained within an item

I have an item that, among its other fields, contains a variable number (0-20, if it's of any consequence) of items that themselves have 3 fields (Year, Number, Number). These "inner" items (akin to ...
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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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Hide or show fields when button is clicked using infopath form

In Infopath form i have two buttons, when one button is clicked only some fields are to be shown others should be invisible, when another button is clicked other fields only be visible. I get it ...
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Access data from web.config in infopath 2013

I want to access the URL from web.config file in sharepoint 2013. I have written the following code : string siteUrl = System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["strSharepointURL"] + ...
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Show data in grid

I have an infopath form where i put a search field and by using object model inside infopath form i write code to retrieve the results. Now I want to show the results in a grid inside the infopath ...
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InfoPath metadata for columns that are not user input; making an acknowledgment form

I am currently building a workflow that allows an admin to upload a pdf, assign it to users, and email a link to assignees requiring them to tick a checkbox saying they read the pdf. Most of the data ...
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Using InfoPath inBrowser forms, create reports from captured data, and present those reports back in SharePoint

I'm using SharePoint 2010 and I have access to InfoPath and BCS services. I’m looking to use InfoPath forms that are accessed IN-BROWSER through SharePoint to capture data, and use that data to ...
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InfoPath 2007 into SharePoint 2007 Form Libary columns not updating

I have an InfoPath 2007 form that I have created as a content type and attached to a form library. The content type has some specific fields that should be populated when I have completed the form and ...
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cannot create list item error: Throttled:Query exceeds lookup column threshold.

This doesn't happen for me (I'm admin) but it does happen for one of my hierarchy owners. He tries to create a form and gets an error, the log shows Throttled:Query exceeds lookup column threshold. ...
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Infopath and Active Directory

I have an evaluation form that I am building in infopath. How this form is going to be used is. The manager will fill out the form and then an entire workflow behind it. What i want to do is in the ...
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How to Search in in list inside infopath form in SharePoint 2010?

I want to search in a list inside infopath form and if the list item found then I want to populate the other data. Any answer how i can procede? Like there should be one textbox and a submit button, ...
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Edit Library Form

Using SP2010: I added a column within the library so that I could display through different views. I can change the value stored in this column through using Library Tools -> Library -> Datasheet ...
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Update value of column in Form Library using CSOM

I want to update the value of a promoted field from infopath form by csom code. I have written the following code but it does not seem to work. Please guide to know what is incorrect. function ...
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XML files to store user information or simpler solution?

We are assigning users (by group or individually) specific documents to read. I am looking to store user information such as email (the users are windows authenticated), groups that they belong, and ...
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How to setup Metadata Navigation to include Lookup field values?

I have an InfoPath form that has a lookup field to a different List. I wanted to set Metadata navigation on the InfoPath form list so that the Lookup field would show up in the Available Heirarchy ...