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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Creator email notifications for updates to documents in Sharepoint Library

I have a Sharepoint document library, in which docs are created via an infopath form. It is working ok, but I need to add email alerts for the document creator. They will require an email every time ...
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Enable users to perform submission but not saving?

I have a few SharePoint forms that only allow users to submit, not save(edit). Because the admin doesn't want users to edit whatever they submitted. If they want to edit anything, they'll need to ...
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What to do when SharePoint Lists and SSRS isn't enough?

I've developed a complicated InfoPath web form for reporting outages. This system will be maintained by someone with little technical skill, so in a lot of places the form populates its dropdowns from ...
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Add existing data to Infopath Form Library

I have a Sharepoint Form Library and a Infopath associated with it. The form (Employee New Hire)contains employee name,address , designation etc fields. Once the new employee joins,the form submits ...
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Make date field Date Picker only (disallow typed entry)

I have an InfoPath form on SharePoint Online (2013). The date field has a date picker, but also allows people to type the date. i.e. 4/7/2015. This allows US users to type 4/7/2015 meaning 7th April, ...
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SharePoint Form library template broken after renaming

I went in and changed a SharePoint template (*.xsn) which was being used by a document library to create and modify new items. I thought the safe way would be to rename my new one over the top of the ...
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Field Labels in InfoPath?

Seems like a really simple question but I can't find anything about how to add labels to InfoPath fields? I just want a text label beside a checkbox for example. I know I can just type the text in ...
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How to edit email notification workflow in InfoPath?

Is it possible to view or edit a workflow for email notifications only in InfoPath, and NOT with SharePoint Designer? I have been asked to manage a SharePoint site that someone else built. It uses ...
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Display data of InfoPath form in a page

I have a SharePoint 2010 list which is customized from InfoPath designer and published back to SharePoint list.I have columns Name , LoginName, Address and Email. when a user fills the data in the ...
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Quiz or exam on Sharepoint

Is there any ay to create/add a quiz on sharepoint 2010 just using MS Sharepoint designer and infopath? Thank you.
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Programatically download InfoPath form data?

I need to connect to sharepoint and download InfoPath form data programatically so that I can schedule the download as an automated process. I have found information on how to get the form data as ...
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How do integrate InfoPath, SharePoint Designer 2013, and SharePoint 2013 (Foundation)?

Please bear with me as I am very new at SharePoint (2 weeks in). We have SharePoint 2013 (Foundation), SharePoint Designer 2013, and Office 365 with InfoPath. How do I use the three together? I need ...
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Print out list item display form (InfoPath)

I have a SharePoint site used for tracking despatches in a warehouse. I think I'm going to use InfoPath to design the form to make it look nice, rather than CSS or JS, and from what I've seen ...
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Force InfoPath form to open in Client

I have a custom list that I need to open in the client. (I'm using a web service data connection and I get the 'loopback' error in the browser.) I do not see the option in the Library Settings to ...
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People picker address book is not working when there is an error

I have one people picker in infopath which was deployed on-premise. This is browser based form. When I open the infopath and clicked on the address book, it is opening for the first time. If i type a ...
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How SharePoint works with Infopath and an Access database?

I have a database already created in Access. It has a form which uses queries with macros to export an excel with the information chosen from the form. SharePoint would be the perfect tool to share ...
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SharePoint Library with misc InfoPath forms (edit in browser)

I have inherited a project and not 100% sure how it was configured to make it work. There are 7 forms in this library. They're not templates for a document library that I'm aware, but when you use ...
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Update InfoPath hidden field based on value of SharePoint list

I have a list in SharePoint that is: ID | Title | Job 1 | Bob | Painter 2 | John | ...
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Update a List from Form while avoiding duplicates

I am new to SharePoint I searched but found no answers. I have a Member List, 300+ entries, that is badly our of date, and new members are joining all the time. We have an Infopath form which I've ...
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Error webservice when publishing infopath 2010 form to sharepoint?

I am referring to the below link to publish infopath form guide to publishing infopath forms as admin approved form templates add my infopath form in trusted form templates in CA : then add my ...
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Missing “Edit template” in advanced settings for Library Form

I created a Form and published it to a Form Library. After several edits and publishing i closed my InfoPath. After it i still can create new items at with this form, but i can't edit this form in ...
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Complete InfoPath form without InfoPath external customer

I need to create a form that our customers will complete but not all of our customers will have InfoPath installed. I tried to use the email form but did not show the form in Outlook, instead it just ...
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how to mak Infopath form textbox allow only alphabets

I am trying to create a textbox in info path form with following criteria: 1.) Length should be 1-50 characters . 2.) It should not contain any digit. 3.) It should contain only alphabets. I try ...
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Shrink Look up content in sharepoint 2010

We are using a list(Source) with 1100 items to be looked up to another list(destination),destination list is also a large one. I would like to know, whether we can shorten the look up based on any ...
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Organizing specific content

Situation: I'm creating a "Technology Request for New Employees" form, using InfoPath, a custom list, and related workflow(s). My department has a information site, accessible to anyone that can log ...
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Can't save InfoPath form when it has an error

I created a form and published it to a Document Library. (SharePoint 2010) I set some rules on some fields. When the user didn't complete correctly the form he/she saw an error, but it allowed the ...
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How to have a control to select a picture from local path instead of server on Infopath form

Searched far and wide on Google for this.. Would really like to have a Picture column/control work like an Attachment column control, in that a user can select from local path instead of needing to ...
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InfoPath: How to display multiple fields for a lookup column

Looking at the configuration I dont see a way to display multiple columns. is it possible? If not, can you suggest another method where I will user an option to link current item to an existing list ...
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Hiding a button control when submitting Infopath form to Sharepoint Form Library

I'm creating a public facing form that needs to have the standard Submit button at the bottom of the form. The forms are stored in a Sharepoint form library for staff to review. The problem I'm ...
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I get “Sending Data to the Server” message for about 15 minutes when I try to submit the InfoPath form in SharePoint 2013

I use SharePoint 2013. I built a custom InfoPath form with Workflow. It worked perfect until a few days ago when a problem emerged. Every time I try to submit the form I get "Sending Data to the ...
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Infopath Run Action Rule before Validation

Is it possible with Infopath and SharePoint 2010, to run a Action rule before a Validation rule? When adding the rules it places Validation above Action with no option to move down. I am attempting to ...
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Get Current UserName in Infopath always returns the secure store service credential name

I followed the 3 page tutorial here to get the current Display Name in an infopath textbox. ...
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Workflow failing to update list item

I have a workflow that takes the Account Id inserted from an InfoPath form and updates a People column field with it. It will usually work as expected right after I publish the workflow but sequential ...
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How to Pull Field Data from InfoPath Form into SharePoint List

I am using SharePoint 2013 and InfoPath 2013. I have an existing SharePoint List that's populated by an existing InfoPath form. Currently, only a few fields that are from the form appear in the ...
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Autopopulate firstname field not working

I tried autopopulate field using SOAP web service. When I preview, the field is still empty. I don't know where I am lacking. Thanks.
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Infopath 2013 - hide fields when 'New' form is filled out, show fields when form is 'Edited'?

I have been asked to hide some fields on an InfoPath form when a user selects 'New Item' or 'New Form', but then un hide the fields when the form is opened in 'edit' mode - is this possible and how ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 - How do I hide some fields on 'NewForm.aspx' so that they only show on 'EditForm.aspx'?

I can only open 'NewForm.aspx' in Advanced edit mode, not safe mode so struggling with finding the 'Fields' that I want to hide. Can anyone advise on how I can find these 'Fields' or perhaps a ...
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View related list info in infopath form

Is it possible to show a column value for an item in another list in a infopath made form? Currently the only way I have been able to do this is to pull the information from the other list and store ...
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Automatically update InfoPath Form fields(XML) when a field is updated in the SQL Database

I am working on a client's SharePoint 2010 solution, and I need to do some integration with SharePoint and our ASP.NET MVC Solution. There are two parts of this development: The clients side and our ...
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Cannot Publish Infopath form in SharePoint 2013

I am trying to publish my InfoPath forms to the document library I created in sharepoint, I am getting this error every time I input the correct url of my web application (http://sptraining:40201) ...
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What is Microsoft replacing InfoPath with, in next iteration of SharePoint [closed]

I am aware of Microsoft's intention of discontinuing the InfoPath form in SharePoint. I believe InfoPath with all its draw backs, still managed to cater to the needs of many IT professional in ...
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Mulitiple Modified by

I'm not sure how to go about this but I am trying to make a column to store modified time and user. Something like: ID Title Multiple Reviewers 321 Dog House John Appleseed on ...
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What is the RoadMap of SharePoint and for its Developer community? [closed]

My question is about what is the vision of Microsoft for SharePoint and what ways can we foresee will it affect us, the developers. Will server side technologies remain in priority What ...
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Revision of Form that does not overwrite original form creates an editable copy

I have a InfoPath form 2010, that is being published on SharePoint 2007. Currently once the user submits a form and the form is then reviewed and I have a text box to change it to approved upon this ...
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Read xml in infopath using javascript

I want to read xml inside the infopath form. I am saving all infopath forms after submitting into a form library. Now I want to read the xml inside that. I am doing like following, $(function(){ ...
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Mapping InfoPath People Picker to SharePoint Person or Group

I have a form designed in InfoPath and published to SharePoint 2010. I have three fields that are "People Picker" in InfoPath and need to be able to filter them in SharePoint using [me]. I have ...
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Calculated field in SharePoint 2010 not returning correct average

I have designed a survery/questionaire in InfoPath and have it publishing to SharePoint 2010. I used option buttons (whole number integer) to allow the users to select a rating for each question ...
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Infopath Generate Unique ID

I have question about Infopath Forms. My condition is, I have an infopath form with multiple views. I have a workflow on form, that when the form is submitted, it passes through different views. Now ...
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custom actions to ribbon ui in infopath 2010 forms for sharepoint 2013

I have created 4 custom actions at the item display ribbon using SPdesigner2013. It works fine. However, when I customize the list form in InfoPath, these custom action buttons dissappear. They are ...
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InfoPath customize action when button is clicked

In an InfoPath 2013 form that accesses a custom list, I would like to add functionality to the form. When a user clicks on a button, checkbox, and/or some other item, I would like to change a ...