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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Need help with Infopath Number type

I need to add "Version" to my form but the Number type is giving me trouble. I need to RESTRICT entry to AT LEAST 3 characters (as in 2.0) but no more than 5 characters (99.99). How do I do this?
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Form Library Updating fields in Datasheet view cause error

I have an InfoPath form that has been published and several fields have been promoted so that we can edit the fields in datasheet view. However, there are certain instances when we attempt to enter in ...
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Deleting a SharePoint Infopath column leads to Workflow status page giving error

I deleted a column in my InfoPath sharepoint list form, and now when I try and visit the "Workflows" status page from any list item it throws an exception. the logs show this: ...
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How to Hide sections of InfoPath form based on Group membership

I need to Hide "Sections" of InfoPath form using SharePoint or AD group membership (either is fine). How can I achieve this? InfoPath 2010 in SharePoint 2010
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Lookup fields or Choice fields?

I have a number of fields that could either be lookup or choice fields and I don't know which to use. I heard using Lookup was "more sophisticated" but I don't see how it is very useful when I have ...
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User Profile Information in InfoPath 2013 using Claims Based Authentication

When attempting to retrieve User Profile Information within InfoPath 2013 using the User Profile Service Web Service (GetUserProfileByName) under Claims Based Authentication, I am getting the expected ...
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custom web service with SOAP

I have a requirement to be able to pull data from a repeating table on an InfoPath form and put it into a report. I found a solution file on Codeplex that will read the data out of the repeating table ...
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AutoComplete on Browser Infopath Form Field

Right - I have a form, and I've been asked if I can do a global autocomplete on the 'suppliers' field. My initial idea is to have a separate list of 'recent suppliers'. Then have the form field do a ...
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Is there a NON-CODING way to trigger / start a workflow on an Infopath form that will allow for secondary actions without submitting the inital form?

I think what many others are asking for has not been answered yet in any variations of the questions posed. As a designer of a workflow, I'm using InfoPath to capture data from an end-user and I'm ...
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Is it possible to design an Infopath template that will have only one set of fields which can be duplicated when using the Formfiller?

I am designing a form in Infopath to collect information from the staff members in my department. These will be standard lists of project experience based on a table format with start and end dates, ...
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How do I make new fields appear in the form based upon the selection of an option button in InfoPath 2010

I'm new to using InfoPath. I am looking to have new fields (both the label and control) appear in the form based upon a previous answer. For example: Do you like to go to the movies? then I have two ...
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Validate 10 fields on Infopath form before Submit form data

I have SharePoint 2010 list and I Customize list form in InfoPath form in 2010 In my scenario I have 15 Fields I want to give the validation alert on fields before submitting the button. Also one ...
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Infopath 2013 hide ribbons

I published an infopath form to my list. I want to hide the edit ribbon as shown below. but unfortunately when I hide ribbon using Form Options in Infopath 2013, my Rich Text Field named as Body ...
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Publishing InfoPath form to SharePoint

I'm wondering if it's possible to create a form in Infopath that allows users to view/insert/edit data that resides in a SQL table, and publish that InfoPath form to a SharePoint site. I understand ...
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InfoPath 2010 “New Item” is opening my Edit Item view

I migrated my InfoPath 2010 list to a new site collection. Now when a user selects "New Item" it opens my Read Only view. How do I reset this?
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How to embed an <a href> tag (which includes ") into a Field in InfoPath 2010

I want my View of a SharePoint InfoPath list field URL to show JUST a description, (e.g. an ID value of "23501") in the column exposed. Right now if I use a Text field it shows the entire URL and is ...
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2007 Designer or Infopath

I Need to create a form that needs to be searchable. Do I create it in Designer, InfoPath or just create a list? I do need the information to be searchable. The objective is to create a search box ...
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Disable the Health-analyzer rule [InfoPath form library forms cannot be filled out in a Web browser]

In my SP2010 Server farm I have this rule violation warning in Health Analyzer. I don't need this feature to be enabled [filling out InfoPath form library forms in a Web browser] I know that ...
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File attachement not working in sharepoint 2013

I've created a Infopath 2010 form with file attachment control as one of its fields. When I publish the form in SharePoint 2013, and fill up the form uploading a document in the attachment field, the ...
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InfoPath form using external SharePoint list data issue

I'm having an issue displaying data on an InfoPath 2013 form (hosted in a SharePoint 2013 library) which uses external data coming from a SharePoint list on the same site. I'm using external data ...
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Cannot connect to a SharePoint site from InfoPath 2013

Product installed: SharePoint Trial Here are the steps that I made: a. Create a list. b. Connect to a site. c. Error occurs. What could be the cause of this problem?
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InfoPath 2010 webservice connection error - 401 unauthorized - user profile service

The form works sometimes and doesn't other times, or it throws an error and still pulls the appropriate data. All loopbacks have been disabled for all wfe and app servers. I saw that some are adding ...
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Error in calling SystemUpdate

I have the following PowerShell script which will update the TemplateUrl field for all forms in a form library. $newTemplateUrl = "http://SPSERVER/FormServerTemplates/NewFormTemplate.xsn" $web = ...
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SharePoint 2013 Datepicker not styled

I have a SharePoint 2013 publishing site with a relatively highly customized master page. This master page is in use for both the system master page and the default master page. Problem: it causes ...
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Dropdown from secondary data source

I've connected my dropdown to the secondary data source. The secondary data source contains project names. The problem is I'm getting ".xml" at the end of every project name in the dropdown. For ...
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Displaying repeating table from sharepoint list

I'm trying to retrieve a repeating table through data connection from sharepoint list. I have a drop down that has project names. Depending on which project I choose, the financial details should be ...
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Print List Element on template [closed]

How to made a functionaly of print element list which I choose. Could I use for this Info Path ?
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Dynamic people picker value in infopath form

I have an infopath form, where several fields exist. Everything is fine with textbox fields, but there is some trouble with people picker field. I can pre-assign initial value for these field, but ...
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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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Infopath 2010 rule on people-picker behaves as expected for new items, but fails for edit form

Using the standard solution of autopopulating a person field with the current user(data connection with web service and the form load rule similar to this ) I discovered that the solution works fine ...
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How do I add a digital signature to an Infopath form in Sharepoint 2013

How to add a digital signature to Infopath form. You need to have a Infopath filler but that is not what resides in SharePoint. Is there a way to add a digital signature line?
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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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InfoPath 2007 Template in InfoPath 2010, PDF Export is having Bad Quality and Alignment

I'm working on InfoPath 2007 template within InfoPath 2010. When I export the form to PDF and when I open the PDF, the quality and alignment is very bad. Is there any way to force the template to ...
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Best way to validate infopath form - specific scenario

I have this infopath form with 8 fields named: Field1 Field2 Field3 Field4 etc. How should I go to validate the form in a way that I cannot have duplicate values on those fields. I cannot use ...
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InfoPath Form Alphabetize Field Drop-down box list

Working with InfoPath 2010 that's pulling data from an existing SharePoint (2013) List. There's a field that's a drop-down box that I would like to put into alphabetical order. I believe I have the ...
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create button or link in infopath to redirect form to sharepoint pages without any code

We designed a browser enabled InfoPath form. When the user visits the form for the first time, they must click on agree button. When they click on Agree button and consecutive visits they go to a ...
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List Views not showing certain field data for Infopath Form Library 2010

Has anyone ever had the problem where a SharePoint 2010 InfoPath Form Library will randomly 'disconnect' itself from certain fields from the form data in the list view? Hard to explain I guess. But, ...
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End user selection of currency on an InfoPath form

I have an InfoPath form in Sharepoint for filling in Purchase Orders. However, being an international business; we work in British Pounds, Euros, and Swedish Kronor. As far as I can see at present, ...
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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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People Picker not getting populated in the Sharepoint site

Here i am facing some weird issue. I have a People Picker, which is being populated from a SharePoint list based on the selection in the dropdown. The data connections are made properly and the ...
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Cannot be blank as rule in sharepoint designer and infopath

Is there a way inside workflow rules to make this rule: "if field A is not empty, then field B cannot be blank"?
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Sharepoint Webservice get another user's phone number?

I'm developing an Infopath form. I'd like to only use a webservice if possible. Of course with code I can tap right into AD. But not what I need for this project. I'm looking around I've check out ...
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Hiding parts of form InfoPath2010 button

I am Trying to create a form in InfoPath 2010. I would like it that when a button is selected it hides certain parts of the form. Ideally it will hide tables. I have looked at rules but there seems to ...
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Infopath- Create multiple selection tree manually [closed]

I was hoping that you could answer a query I have with Microsoft INFOPATH. How could I design a multiple selection list , where each entry has subsequent multiple options and each one among those ...
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Infopath 2010 - Date and time not aligning when submitted to email

i have a simple infopath form that is submitting to an email. when the date/time is submitted, the date is on a slightly different horizontal line than the time. i've adjusted margins and padding to ...
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Infopath cannot submit to form library - Permissions correct

Brief Description: Users will receive a ".xml already exists" or a "site doesn't exist" error message when submitting. This is not actually the case as I have verified that there is no file in that ...
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Infopath Form with Password validation on button click

I have a request from a customer to add some type of password validation into an InfoPath form. This means that before the user could submit the form, they would somehow be prompted for their Windows ...
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Web Service Call InfoPath 2010

I am literally fighting infopath right now. I am trying to populate MySites information into infopath via web call. Here are my steps: Data (Get External Data) > From Web Service > SOAP Web Service ...
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How to show additional fields from InfoPath in Document Library?

I have a document library of type InfoPath Forms. Currently the columns in the list (Library) only showing some of the InfoPath Fields. I'd like to add the rest of them so they are visible in the ...