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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How to create an 'Add' and 'Remove' control dynamically with InfoPath designer 2013?

I am new to SharePoint and have been given the task of designing a form in Infopath 2013 described in the following scenario: Select a responsible, Resp.type, then click "Add". Then I will get a ...
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Set a date in an InfoPath form to null

I'm trying to write an InfoPath form from code. I'm working with the xml of a form, and when I write a date it gives me no error but when I open the form in SharePoint and click on Save, it says that ...
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How do I get a placeholder of 0?

I want my InfoPath form to have numbers formatted like "010" instead of "10" to then sync with SharePoint. How can I get my form to show the zero placeholder instead of two digits?
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Lookup Column - SharePoint 2010

Is there any way to link parent site and sub sites? Problem: I have one list on Parent site and I have a few other lists on sub sites. I am trying to create lookup columns in the parent site list to ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 WorkFlow is not able to read all the column values

So quick run through of what is going on so far and the environment set in place. Number of Environments: 2 Environment Details: Dev: One front end server, One App Server, One SQL Server, ...
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The item is currently locked for editing & Open Task button not disappearing in InfoPath

I have an InfoPath form that submits to a SharePoint 2010 Library. It has promoted fields which can be edited by SharePoint. Basically, someone gets assigned an approval task via workflow, they then ...
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Hide forms in SharePoint list where checkbox = checked

Ok. So the problem I have is: I have a SharePoint online form library which shows a list of warranty claims, the warranty claim form has a "Claim completed:" checkbox - and what I want to happen is ...
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InfoPath to Outlook compatibility (2010)

I have created an InfoPath (2010) form to use for a weekly update. The user submits the details in the repeating fields and the form submits to a SharePoint List and it should submit to Email. The ...
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Why does the People Picker disappear on an InfoPath Form Web Part when data is loaded?

I have an InfoPath form that is accessed through a web part on a SharePoint page. When viewing the form without any data loaded, the People Pickers are visible. However, I am using a query string ...
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Import specific row column values into sharepoint list fileds based on a field value in the sharepoint list

I have a SharePoint list (Service List) and an excel document (all registered customers) in the same SharePoint 2010. The Customer list excel document has customer no, location, address, phone number ...
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Restrict user from filling infopath form more than 1 time for a month

I have created an infopath form which has dropdown of months. If a user fills in the form, he should not be able to fill it again for the current month. How do I restrict user from having multiple ...
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Check if site uses custom Infopath forms and workflows using powershell

I have to scan my SharePoint environment to check how many of the sites have custom Infopath forms and Workflows (OOB or SPDesigner). I am planning to use PowerShell to scan my sites/subsites. Do ...
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Setting an Infopath default value for Edit view

I've got a list with some repeating data, which is based on this tutorial http://salnikan.wordpress.com/2013/10/16/inserting-multiple-list-items-at-once-into-a-sharepoint-list/. Basically, the user ...
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how to create a query in infopath that doesnt returns current item?

I have an Infopath form, I want to get the lists of records in a form library but I want to exclude the current Item, if I'm editing the item x I want the number of items without this item. I want ...
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How do I see individual field names for a data connetion created from an XML file

I have the following CAML template: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <Batch OnError="Continue"> <Method ID="1" Cmd="New"> <Field Name='Title'></Field> ...
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InfoPath 2013 data connection error message

A developer has created an InfoPath form (Designer 2013), the form has some custom code behind the scenes, it also has 2 drop down option boxes that connect to a list on a SharePoint 2013 site. When ...
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The following location is not accessible, because it is in a different site collection: [infoPathFilePath].xsn

I am using sharepoint 2010. We have webApplicationA. On this webapplication I have stored a infopath form in the FormServerTemplates library. This is the url of this xsn file: ...
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Populate field in a form depending on value on another from database in SP2010

I have a List with three fields, all three text boxes. The first field is an ID, which when populated needs to trigger a DB query to pull corresponding title and description from a table in SQL Server ...
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Custom rule on an InfoPath control

I am creating a SharePoint list form through InfoPath. The form is a request form where the visitors can key in their various requests. I have one of the fields i.e. Status of the request. Now what ...
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how to work with the xml from an infopath form?

I deal with infopath forms with client object model and now I want to add new nodes to the xml, I had goten something with the code below: XmlNamespaceManager nameSpaceManager = new ...
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Display all content from a repeating section with fields

I've got a slightly complex InfoPath 2007 form that will act as a web page for my users. The customer has set a requirement that there be a basic form of a "comments" section in the page, such that ...
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Sharepoint list editing

I created an infopath form for sharepoint list. one column is a staus drop down. the item can be edited one time by a user with contribute permission (usually changing status), but when they want to ...
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what happens if I change the values of a list that is used as dropdownlist in an infopath form?

I want to know what happens in the next scenario: I got a dropdownlist that comes from a list in sharepoint with the values 1,2,3 and I fill many forms with this data, then I delete this values from ...
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Programmatically inserting an image in an Infopath form

I create Infopath forms programmatically and one of the items I want to include now is pictures. Note: I have created list items programmatically with client object model with pictures in it using ...
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Infopath created form not editable

I have created an InfoPath Edit form for a list in my SharePoint. And when published to SharePoint I am unable to edit the fields. All the fields look greyed out. Can any one please assist me to get ...
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I can't use custom code in infopath but I got the tools

I have sharepoint server, vs2013 and when I try to enter code in an infopath form with the "on load event" button of the form in the section developer it gives me a "missing programmability ...
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how to use getuserprofileByName in infopath?

I'm using this tutorial http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/331606/How-to-set-Current-User-Name-to-InfoPath-Person-Gr to insert the name of the current user in an infopath form. I got the connection ...
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Infopath Print preview from javascript

The InfoPath Ribbon has a 'Print Preview' button. When this button is clicked InfoPath pops up the print view for the current page that is selected from the print settings. Is there a way to add a ...
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how to change a form library item name on load without code behind?

I need to change he name of the items added to a form library with a formula I got and I need to do it with infopath rules, is it possible? and how? for example if I create a new item the name ...
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how to create cascading dropdownlists inside repeating group in infopath?

I have two dropdownlists that get their data from lists in a sharepoint site, I want to convert them into cascading dropdownlists but all my effort is useless, I got my dropdownlists in a repeating ...
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Infopath form send via email in pdf format

I have an infopath form, I include a buton "Send As Email", which sent the form as an email based on textbox (if it matches conditions). This works well. What I want to do, is send the infopath form ...
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Why some cells in Infopath 2013 does't change of color?

I have some cells in a table in Infopath that once changed the background color persists this color even if I turn it off, I try to change their color but I couldn't. any style guide that help me to ...
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Conditional Text Fields Inside Repeating Sections - how to limit lookup scope?

So, here's my challenge: I'm building a tool in SP to help my department track and evaluate new product ideas. I've taken the business architecture/capabilities map and converted it into a series of ...
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Multiple values column change breaks form in Sharepoint 2013

I need to be able to sort a lookup column. I made this possible by unchecking the "allow multiple values" option in list settings, however now I cannot edit existing entries in the list. When I try ...
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Fire workflow with infopath button, without submitting form?

Afternoon all, Background: I have a custom list which I exported from 2007, and imported into 2010 and then rebuilt the form with Infopath 2010. This form has the ability to select from a dropdown ...
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Need to add a link to a form in 2013

I have an InfoPath form for a list in 2013. I edited the form to include text for new additions to the list...HOWEVER, this change shows up in all versions of the form BUT for new additions (it shows ...
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Publish InfoPath form in SharePoint 2013 not working

I have full permission on the SharePoint 2013 server: I can create a form library, I can edit the form library in SharePoint Designer 2013, but in InfoPath 2013 I can't. In addition I can't create ...
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Save form in library once data is submitted to SharePoint list through InfoPath

How can I save a form in library once the data is submitted to list? It should be done through a single button click.
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Is there any way to store Infopath form's data in SQL server tables without code?

Is there any way to store Infopath form data in SQL server tables without code? I am using infopath 2010( with repeating tables) and saving .xml form in sharepoint form library.I am using sharepoint ...
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Infopath 2013 Data Connection Wizard to Sharepoint 2013 - The operation could not be completed (already have and using root site)

I'm having problem when trying to create a new data connection to my sharepoint 2013 sites from Infopath 2013. It says "The operation could not be completed". Have read from the forums and all around ...
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Adding fields from multiple content types in an infopath list form- is this possible?

I'm building an infopath form to enter a request form for SharePoint 2013 (SP Online) using InfoPath 2013. There are different kinds of requests and corresponding questions (fields) related to those ...
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Setting up infopath

How do I get InfoPath? I click on Customize Form on my site and it says Microsoft 2010 is required to use this feature. Where can I get a download to use it?
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New Task Form Field on Reassignment form for Approval Task Workflow

Creating an approval task workflow. Need to have another field added in the reassignment form view to allow the user to select an item from a drop down menu. I am able to display the new field in the ...
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Add items in List as well as save form in document library

Can we save item in list through infopath and save the item as form in document library. Means the data should be saved at both the places simultaneously(list/library) on a button click without using ...
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keeping infopath after an update

I have heard that they are no longer going to use InfoPath in sharepoint. I have numerous InfoPath forms I was just wondering how that would affect them with upgrading. My thinking is I won't be able ...
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Error while creating data connection using XML Document in InfoPath

Referring to this post http://blogs.msdn.com/b/infopath/archive/2007/01/15/populating-form-data-from-sharepoint-list-views.aspx I am trying to create an XML Document data connection using a URL but ...
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Hide InfoPath 2010 section on display of a filled out form if no fields in that section were filled

When a person clicks on a list item, I'd like to hide a section of the form if no fields were filled out. So, for instance, if we had a travel request form and the person didn't fill out anything for ...
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Repeating section doesn't allow to insert new item

I'm inserting repeating sections in a infopath form but the option to "Allow users to insert and edit" is disabled, what do I need to do? Note: It seems it is because I'm trying to create a master ...
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Infopath - Getting User's name from SharePoint 2013

I am using userName() in an Infopath 2013 form to get a user's name from SharePoint 2013 Online. It gives me: i:0#.f|membership|fred.bloggs@blah.com Is there an easy way to get this as 'Fred ...
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Add topnavigation bar to Infopath form

I add new elements to a list with form created with Infopath. Unfortunately, the Topnavigation bar is missing. Is there a way I could add it to my form page (newifs.aspx)?