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 Horitontal Repeating Table

How do you create Horizontal Repeating Tables in InfoPath 2013? I've found answers for 2010, but none of the solutions work in 2013
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JavaScript not working in Firefox

I have put a snippet of JavaScript into a Script Editor Web Part. It's function is to display an alert box and redirect the page after an Infopath form submission. I got it from this website and ...
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Storage of Multi-Selection Choices

I have created a custom form through InfoPath, to include SharePoint columns that have choices for multiple selections. I conducted an experiment and confirmed that SharePoint stores the choices ...
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Custom Web Service - The (&(objectClass=user)(mail=)) search filter is invalid

I have inherited a SharePoint farm where a previous developer created a web service/solution that connected to AD, got the person's email account and then used that to connect to another database that ...
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Infopath hyperlink field with calculated default value is not updated in Sharepoint list upon edit

I have a hyperlink field in an Infopath form which is set to populate a file Hyperlink to a shared drive based on entries to other fields in the form, using below formula for default value: concat("...
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InfoPath/Workflow error: A button in the form template is missing an xd:CtrlID attribute?

I have a list with a custom InfoPath form. There is a workflow tied to the list which, in turn, starts an approval workflow, then sets fields when the approval workflow completes. I have full control ...
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InfoPath Designer - Largest Field Size

What is the largest field size that can be created in InfoPath Designer and is it a Text field or a Memo Field or something else?
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ontaskchanged event is not triggered in a moss state machine workflow

I have this workflow which was working fine. But now it does not. It has the following states -inital, stage1, stage2, stage3, final. Initial stage works properly. In stage1, create task also works ...
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Fields randomly being visible in InfoPath form

I have rules on an InfoPath 2013 form where if a check box is checked, a field should show. If I fill the form in order from top to bottom, I don't have any issues. However, if I fill certain fields ...
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How to delete a large number of Content Types from Content Type Gallery?

We have a lot of InfoPath forms deployed on our SharePoint 2013 farm as custom Content Types. Over the period of time there are now a lot of such unused custom content types in gallery. When i say a ...
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Merging multiple form libraries into a single view

I currently have two separate form libraries: one old one, and one new one. All new forms go into the new one, but the old library still has active forms in it. We created a page with filtered views ...
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InfoPath validation rules not working

I have customized a nornal SharePoint list with InfoPath that will not allow users to upload any attachments with special characters. However when I click on the Submit button, though the form cannot ...
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Infopath form field does not retain the value

I am working with an InfoPath form where I set a value of a field to "1" on form submit. But to my surprise the field does not retain the value when the form is opened after submit. I am unable to ...
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Site collection upgraded to 2013 - help me identify what's missing

This is the first time I have dealt with SP2013 running in 2010 mode, so there may be some things that are fairly common knowledge that I do not know about. I have been brought in to help ...
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Set Multiple Default Values for People/Group Picker

I have a scenario where I would like to set the default values of a people picker to a handful of users based on information in the form. However, if I set the AccountID of the field to a concatenated ...
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What does the ms-infopath in a url do?

If you have a link with a URL like ms-infopath:ofe|u|https://myportal.sharepoint.com/site/someform/SOMEINFOPATHREF-220103C.xml What does the prefix to the URL do? Do all browsers understand this ...
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Browser Infopath Form Doesn't Submit Data to SharePoint Library (but Saving the Form Does)

So I followed a CBT Nugget instruction on setting up an InfoPath 2013 Form and getting it all connected to SharePoint 2013 so that it could be filled out by users via the browser and then set up an ...
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How to create conditional checkboxes with word template and sharepoint list

I am trying to create a word document using SharePoint lists. I am able to create my word document automatically by using a template and a workflow that transfers my list columns to a list where I ...
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Infopath Filler Crashes When Using Person Picker

I am using InfoPath 2013 and have created a test form with only one field, a person/group picker. If I configure SharePoint to open the from in the browser everything works correctly, but if I switch ...
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In an Info Path 2013 form that links to SharePoint 2013 custom list -how to add a repeating table structure for only some columns and not all ?

I have created a SharePoint 2013 Custom list with several columns. I am designing an Info Path 2013 form for this custom list. When I click on checkbox manage multiple items (see inserted image). All ...
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Infopath: How to set a default value based on view

I have created a Leave Request site within my organization. I have a list which hosts the 3 following leave types: Annual, Special and Sickness. I have a choice field in the list named "Leave Type" ...
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Infopath Subform/Link to Another Form within a Form

I am trying replicate a database I have in Access with InfoPath and SharePoint lists. Currently I have two lists which are related to each other. List one is Suppliers (Parent) and list two is ...
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SharePoint Online Infopath “This content cannot be displayed in a frame”

I have developed a SharePoint InfoPath form to capture contact details of an end users on my public facing SharePoint Online system. On SharePoint Online it works without problem if I have logged in ...
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Create running total

I'm new to Sharepoint and was wondering if there's a way to create a running total for hours worked. I have an Infopath form set up where the user selects how many hours they spent working on a ...
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Bulk data upload in SharePoint Form Library

I have a newly created Form management system(form Library) in SharePoint online. Prior to this the data was used to maintain in Excel sheets. We need to upload this old data into new Form library as ...
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Rule to attach file when radio button selected

I would like to have my radio button selection have a rule that if you select Radio Button "A" you must attach a file.
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Infopath and Sections

I'm trying to work with InfoPath and create multiple optional sections but every time I insert a new section it always groups ALL objects under SharePointListItem_RW in the group. So if I have this ...
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How can I restrict item number to item name

I would like to do something similar to this how-to, but with a twist. | Item Name | Item Number | Store | Quantity | | ------------- |:-------------:| -----:| --------:| | Red Apple | ...
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How to install Infopath Designer 2013 and Software Requirements

I'm new in Infopath development, trying to develop Infopath forms from my local machine. Does anyone have some information related to Infopath like: Downloadlink for InfoPath (Designer) 2013 How to ...
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InfoPath repeating section missing fields

I have a repeating section in infopath with a 3x3 table inside of it populated with textboxes. When I view the preview about half of the cells are missing from the table. I'm wondering if anyone has ...
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Repeating tables with different default values

So am I making an InfoPath form that pulls in data from an inventory list and I have a drop down that is populated with all available items in the inventory, and when an item is selected it shows the ...
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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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How do I add user email id into infopath form field

For eg: I want to add user email in one of infopath form fields from the user who has logged in. Can it be picked from user profile service, but how do display it ?
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Getting an error when I submit InfoPath form

I've been attempting to update an InfoPath form on a Document Library. The form works by having custom submit rules and data connections that allow the form to be submitted in specific folders. During ...
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Unique ID to field InfoPath forms

My client want to develop some InfoPath forms, in which some general fields will have Unique ID in back-end. i.e. Zone or Region will have common name in the form but, somewhere in back-end each ...
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common field for various Info-path forms

I want to design 6 info-path forms and publish them in SharePoint online. Each form has some common field(basically drop downs) that has predefined data, we called it master fields. The requirement is ...
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Date marked from Info-path forms into Calendar

I have 4 info-path forms published in SharePoint online. Each form has date field in it. I want that the SharePoint/outlook calendar, of the user (who filed the form), will be marked(as an event) ...
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How InfoPath data is stored in database?

How InfoPath data is stored in database? Is it XML or some other format? Can I import excel data to an existing InfoPath web template?
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InfoPath Rule - only allow to check on check box

Per requirements I have to display choice field values in check boxes fashion. However, only one item needs to be check. Basically prevent multi-select and user must select 1 of the option. How would ...
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Access Denied error When trying to access a list in SharePoint from Infopath to create form

I have SharePoint 2013 and InfoPath 2013, I am not an administrator for SharePoint. I need to create a New form in InfoPath, howvever, every time I try to get to the Data Connection Wizard, I get an ...
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InfoPath Form Save “Draft” Option before submitting the data

I would like to to save InfoPath form as draft with required field before submitting the form. It should save as the form as draft when user clicks on Save button. How can I achieve this ...
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URL Encoding Error trying to access Infopath Form from mobile device

While trying out the default mobile view in my SharePoint 2013 site, I navigate to an Infopath Document Library, and then click on one of the elements, I get a URL in which SharePoint seems to not be ...
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I have a form library with some templates of Infopath documents published, dont work

I have a form library with some templates of Infopath documents published. After we have migrated to Sharepoint 2013, these templates don't opened as a Infopath local file, on my PC.
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InfoPath People Picker not posting back on Edit

I have an InfoPath that I set a People Picker field via a rule when the value of a drop down changes. This works when creating a new item but does not work on Edit Item. It appears to be that the ...
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Need insight on UpdatePanel / _DoPostBack with JavaScipt

I've spent the better part of three days trying to wrap my head around UpdatePanel and _DoPostBack to find a solution to my problem with my infopath browser enabled form. I have a simple script that ...
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Import Access table data into existing SharePoint list

Is it possible to export data from SharePoint to Access as a backup and then if upload that access database into an existing list? We want to use an existing list because we are saving a backup of our ...
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Calculating Time Difference in InfoPath Form

Is there any way to calculate the difference between two time fields in an InfoPath 2013 form in minutes? Time Arrived: 1:00PM Time Left: 2:00PM Difference: 60 I understand that this can be done in ...
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Display name not rendering correctly

I have a simple InfoPath 2013 Form. I have the Data Connection to the User Profile Service connecting and when I Preview my InfoPath Form it shows the correct Display Name of the user. However my ...
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InfoPath People Picker search not working

I have a Sharepoint Online (365) form library with a InfoPath form. The form has a People Picker control on it. Previously you could click its Browse button, the search window would pop-up, and you ...
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SharePoint Infopath form retreive data from Excel spreadsheet

I have an infopath form on my sharepoint server that will be used as an order form. Keep in mind it is a 2007 template. I have a list of products in a table with text fields where customers can ...