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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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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 ...
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Check for Validation Errors on Submit Button Click [closed]

I have an infopath 2010 form that already has some VB code behind it. I want to create a SubmitButton clicked event that checks for validation errors before it submits.. I have an example in C# and i ...
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Publish an Infopath 2013 form to Sharepoint 2013 List

I need to publish the Infopath form to the Sharepoint List, I searched for the options but didnt get an perfect idea. Else, can i save the infopath form to the List when click on submit button? How ...
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Link pre-existing InfoPath XML form to a template stored locally on C Drive

This question will serve as an FAQ. (Hope it proves to be useful!) I have found that re-publishing a form template to the SharePoint site each time I desire to make a change to while testing can take ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Infopath, should we be using it?

The company I am working for is just starting out on Sharepoint. None of us have experience using it. The on-line training courses do not seem to tell the whole story. My Google search on Infopath ...
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Rich Text field in Infopath customized form adds blank lines in Excel

I have a fairly basic custom list in Sharepoint 2010 which contains a rich text field. I have customized the form with Infopath. Now when I export to Excel I find blank lines preceding the text. ...
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How to set people picker to readonly in infopath?

I am using sharepoint 2013. At one list I have implemented my custom edit page in infopath. I am using some sections and some rules. I would like to set a people picker field to readonly but I cannot ...
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Pulling current date in formula builder returns wrong date

I am trying to pull the current date in MMDDYY format from infopath so I can use concat with some other fields to autogenerate a request number, but I am receiving the incorrect date. If I just use ...
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Converting Infopath 2007 to Infopath 2014

We are migrating from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Online 2013. We have some InfoPath 2007 forms we would like to migrate. Any suggested way to approach these? Have not tried but what happens if you ...
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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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Recommendations, display fields from list in fluid free form

I have a table to store a question/answer checklist. There are thirty five questions, each with a "Yes/No" and then a "Please Elaborate" for each field for when the answer is no that is a multiline ...
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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 ...