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 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 ...
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How can I pull in properties of a user based on their email address?

EDIT: Another way of asking this same question, I guess, is: is there an out of the box web service to which I can pass an email address as a parameter, and get other properties for that user back as ...
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InfoPath Unique datetime with milliseconds as field

Currently I am using concat(substring(now(), 1, 4), substring(now(), 6, 2), substring(now(), 9, 2), substring(now(), 12, 2), substring(now(), 15, 2), substring(now(), 18, 2)) to get a unique ticket ...
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SharePoint 2010 How can I efficiently get all employees to read and Accept on a policy?

How can I efficiently get all employees to read and Accept on a policy? We have certain policies that need to be read and accepted on by ALL employees Need to be able to track who has "Read" the ...
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Approval Workflow Cannot be Completed

I have created a workflow using the OOTB Approval workflow template in SP 2010. When I run the workflow, it sends a task to Outlook with the "Open this task" button. When I click on Approve, Reject or ...
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Export Data Feed for Forms Library (Infopath) for Reporting

I need to create reports based on the Infopaths submitted in the forms library. This library will act as data source for my reports (reports like how many forms are submitted / some pie charts etc.) ...
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Is it possible to read an excel file through code in a sandbox solution - SharePoint Online

On a SharePoint Online environment, I have an Infopath based list with Attachment enabled. When an excel file is attached during a new item creation on this list, I want to have an event receiver that ...
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How to import data from Repeating form Sharepoint 2010

I have an InfoPath form setup on a Sharepoint List that allows the user to enter multiple Repeating Forms concurrently (so 2 or more entries with the same Submit call). 1) user navigates to the list ...
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SP 2010 Column lookup w/ prepopulating other columns within a form

Hoping you can help me out as I can't seem to find the exact answer on any site. I am currently using SharePoint 2010/Infopath 2010. ISSUE: Not being able to do a column lookup (without a dropdown) ...
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Change “Select” choice in dropdown list to not a choice

I have a drop down list field and it's a required field, but I don't want the select default choice to be a choice. How do I accomplish this in Infopath?
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Infopath shows error when I try to publish the blank form

I tried to publish the form with all controls using blank form to a sharepoint site. I created new form library and published. But it shows me the error as in screenshot("Infopath cannot save the ...
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Infopath File Submitted to Sharepoint Library is uneditabe?

I have a published infopath file on our Sharepoint 2010 and after someone fills it out and submits it we are unable to then edit it with more detail. Yet we have other Infopath forms where this is an ...
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Custom/autogenerated item name in Forms Library

I am trying to plan the auto-generated custom item name for Form library in a 2013 publishing website project. In other words, I don't want our users to enter the name of the form every time they ...
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Add or delete rows when a button is clicked in infopath

I have a row with some multiple selection listbox and a dropdown listbox. i need to get a new rows when a button is clicked with that two controls on that new row. How come i achieve this..
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How do I update a task from a custom InfoPath form

We are in the process of figuring out how to use SharePoint and InfoPath to replace our current Workflow system. And I’m running through some test scenario’s/examples and have run into a problem. I’m ...
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People picker values are blank in email sent from sharepoint infopath form

I have an infopath 2010 browser enabled form deployed to a sharepoint 2010 site. Upon submit i have configured it to send the active view of the form to myself as an email. When i look into the email ...
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What does the error message “The source query parameter is not valid” mean?

I have an InfoPath form I am publishing to a SharePoint forms library. It is actually a copy of a form that I am trying to modify slightly and deploy in another location. The form has several views ...
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InfoPath changes the look of the form

I am following this guide to create a cross site lookup field in SharePoint. I am using SharePoint 2013. The problem is that when I open the form with InfoPath Designer 2013 the form doesn't resemble ...
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Infopath template to be used in different server

I am working on infopath designer and saved the template in a server. But now i need to use the same infopath form in different site in differnet server. How come i use the template in other server.
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Can code or workflow remove item level permissions, then return them back to what they once were?

I have an InfoPath 2007 form that has SPD 2007 workflow attached that uses Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities from codeplex to grant item level permissions. Another requirement is ...
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Data Connection Library app is missing in SharePoint 2013

I am trying to create a Data Connection library in SharePoint 2013 (for use with InfoPath) but the Data Connection Library app does not appear in the list of available apps. I have already enabled ...
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Error While publishing infopath form to Sharepoint

There is portal which is hosted in Office 365. I needed to do modifications on that portal. I opened a list and clicked on the "Customize form" button to open the form in Infopath Designer 2010. ...