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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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)?
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Infopath to pdf conversion in sharepoint

I need to create an infopath document from a infopath form with entries fetched from a list. Then I need to convert this document to a pdf and store it in an document library. I have to do it in a ...
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Approval workflow: Is it possible to make workflow approver depend on the starter of the workflow?

I'm trying to create an approval workflow in order to get rid of a cumbersome paper based document process. Basic idea is that user fills a form and then submits it. The submit should start the ...
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SP 2013 and InfoPath 2013

Must you have InfoPath 2013 to use it to customize list forms on SharePoint 2013? I'm using InfoPath 2010 with SP 2013. When I click customize form, I get the browser going to a funky website address ...
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Prepopulating initiation form with approvers of the workflow from a list

I am using a 2010 workflow template to create a workflow in SP Designer 2013. I am trying to Prepopulate workflow a initiation form with approvers from a SharePoint list based on the person who starts ...
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Hiding sections in Infopath

I might be doing something particularly silly here, but no matter how I create my Infopath form, when I hide one section it hides all the sections. I am trying to create a form with multiple ...
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Data Connection Files

I have been asked to provide an explanation why we have files in two places for Administrator Approved templates. We have not been deleting the data connection files in the SharePoint Data Connection ...
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Infopath 2013 repeating section or table

I have a repeating table and section. I want to be able to grab that information from the repeating table and add it to my SharePoint list. It seems that I can only get the first row to show up in ...
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How to create a form where the information on the XSN file cannot be changed after sent or saved?

Can I create a form where all data become static after saved or sent, and not available to be alteration on the filled data for the creator or anyone else either? Besides, all non filled fields must ...
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InfoPath 2010 form not generating new data in Form Library

I have successfully published two InfoPath forms to my VM, however, one is saving the data in the form library and one is not. I checked the submit properties and both are the same. I've searched ...
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InfoPath getting the ID not the value I configured in lookup field

I have two lists setup: Office: only has title field LOB Manager: has responsible person and a lookup column to the Office list. The office lookup in LOB Manager is configured to use the Title ...
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Find Infopath Template on server

Where can I find InfoPathTemplate on a server? Can I find it in the 14 hive? I changed a domain address, and now my form from Infopath doesn't work. I must only change a domain, and this is an old ...
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Library to house lists used to create dependent drop downs in InfoPath

I am trying to create a dependent drop down list in a new InfoPath form. The best way I found is to create lists in SharePoint and reference those with a filter option. I have created those lists ...
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InfoPath complex file attachment

Using SP2013, IP2013 I've been searching fruitlessly for a way to easily attach multiple files to an InfoPath form (for a custom list). Basically what has been asked of me is to make a form for a ...
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Is there a way to add a repeating section for a SharePoint List Form in infopath?

I know it's possible to create a group of fields for a SharePoint Form Library and turn the group into a repeating section, but it possible to create a repeating section for a SharePoint List Form?
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InfoPath 2010 and SharePoint 2013 Claims Based

I cant get InfoPath 2010 to auto populate current user in SharePoint 2013, It keeps populating service account. I know this has to do with claims based auth but I can't see any reasonably workaround ...
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Search list contents (Sharepoint 2013)

I am investigating whether SharePoint 2013 and InfoPath 2013 can meet our requirements before we invest in it. One of the things we would be using it for is an approval workflow using a custom ...
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How do I send multiple emails based on values selected from various drop down boxes in infopath?

How do I send emails based off a selections made from multiple drop down boxes? As I have three drop down boxes and assuming 3 different values are selected, how do I have 3 seperate emails sent ...
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How to use the “Change REST Url” rule in Infopath 2010 when web service url changes between different environments

I tried to submit this question on StackOverflow but I had no luck. Here is how it goes : First of all, I'd like not to use code in the Infopath form template, if possible. Second, what i'm really ...
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Switching views when sending email infopath

I have a form with two views, the user view and approver view. The approver view is an exentension of the user view. How do I have a email sent from the user view but have the approver view show in ...
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How do I get a field to display something based on a selection from a drop down list in Infopath?

How do I have a field display specific text based off a selection in a drop down list? I have a table with one column containing a drop down list and another column where I want some text to display ...
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How do I create a infopath form with hidden columns that appear once submitted to an approver

I am required to create a Infopath form which does not show the area for digital signatures to the requestor but gets sent to the approver who see's the area for digital signatures. For example: ...
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Unable to publish infopath form to sharepoint 2013 due to Sandbox error

I am attempting to upload a form which contains fields for multiple digital signatures, however I recieve the following error when I hit publish: 'Sandboxed solutions are not published on the ...
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How do I create a approval workflow for an infopath list

I have created a form using infopath which currently sends the contents as an email when the submit button is pushed. How would I integrate an approval workflow with this form, so that when the ...
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InfoPath and Dynamics AX

I have an InfoPath 2010 form that I am publishing to SharePoint 2013. I have added rules like PreferredName, WorkEmail and WorkPhone to auto populate and everything works fine when I preview. The ...
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Infopath Form requires me to Submit twice due to Slow Validation

I have created an InfoPath form that is connected to a SharePoint list. Apparently you can't use the Developer option in InfoPath if it's a List Form (Stupid, but hey). Form Contents (in Order): 4 ...
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how to implement an infopath form which contains varying number of items

In our corporation we have a paper form which is filled by parents. For example a father should write different specifications about himself, and name and birth date of his family. Obviously he can ...
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Order Request UseCase

Please can someone provide me with some ideas or hints to solve the following issue? Order List: Column: a b c d e f g User: Order processor, customer To create a new Order, a ...
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How can people submit a form but not have access to full list?

We have a form that does all the things that stated in the blog below: Form closes and thanks individual for submission User gets an email to a link to their application Approver gets an email to ...
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SharePoint 2010 REST URI won't return data for only some lists, why?

When creating lists in SharePoint, do you have to enable the REST service feature per list or something similar? I have one SharePoint list that returns data fine using REST, the URI is loosely as ...
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How do I use infopath to host a form on a parent website and have the sharepoint list on the child site

I have a client with a parent website that is open to their IT department with a child website that's permissions are set to just their members of the team. A public parent site and a private child ...
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Retrieving from link from sharepoint into mail

I am creating an Infopath form to submit into a sharepoint library. I am asked to create a button that would automatically send an email to the task responsible with a link to the editable form. The ...
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how send data from infopath form to business data list web part

I have a table in my database including a large number of data I define an external content type on it I define two operations: read list with two filters: limit filter filter on one of table ...
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How can I save attachments on InfoPath form to spreadsheet?

I need to save attachments submitted with the infopath form (for future reference) either on a spreadsheet or other format on a shared drive.
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Compare text box value with drop down list values

I need to compare the value in a text box to values in a separate drop-down list box. for instance if the value in the text is username and this value does not exist in the drop-down, then disable the ...
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InfoPath using ListData.svc/somelist?$filter xxx return 500 Internal Server error

In my Case, In the InfoPath form ,the user click a button to get the data collection from listdata.svc. When I try connect http:// testingsite/_vti_bin/listdata.svc . Its work When I try connect ...
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Infopath Form - Cascading dropdown asking for number in the field

I'm creating an Infopath form. I need to create 3 dropdown lists. The first one is client's name, the 2nd one is the contact we have in, and finally, the mail address associate to this contact. So I ...
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Avoid Postback on NaN fix

I created a form in InfoPath, in which current Year information is compared in a calculated value to Previous Year. Each Year is in a different list, so to calculate the variance percentage I did ...
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Infopath 2013 - Cant Use Data connection (Get data from sql )

I build a simple list and customize the new form in infopath. then I add new data connection and check receive data then select database and table (specially I add a table that have 10 row data) So I ...
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Pass permitters to web service to load Infopath 2010 form?

I have a request to designed infopath form to get data from externally running web servicer . In designed a form has 3 text boxes to user to enter 3 permitter that I can pass to web servicers to ...
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InfoPath hide checkbox if RichText value is empty

I created a one table with lot of columns and rows. Every column has a Rich text box with filters from first page (if dropdown value is equal to X then show text on Rich text box). Wanna ask how to ...
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make something a required field depending on value

How can I make a column required depending on another columns value. Is it possible to do this without javascript?
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Infopath : Textbox Limiting characters

I have never created/worked on Infopath 2010 . I want to create a infopath form with 3 textbox . I should be able to validate the 1st textbox , 1.if the characters are more than 65 then start filling ...
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Associate an existing site column with a published Infopath content type

I've created an Infopath form and published it as a content type to my SharePoint site. What I am trying to do now is modify the form (and content type) to include an existing site column that was ...
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SharePoint 2007 - InfoPath form library not allowing new items

I am in a very strange situation, and have been working with Microsoft Support on the same. With not much results. We had a site in SharePoint 2007 with a InfoPath form library, we had migrated ...
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Remove InfoPath Validation Red Dashed border

I created a custom form using InfoPath 2010. I need to input validate all fields (approx: 70). The customer is adamant on not seeing the dashed border around required radio and checkbox elements, ...
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Customize InfoPath Form select element

I have an InfoPath form used for ordering inventory from our warehouse. There are drop-down lists with the roughly 180 inventory items available for request. I would like to make hybrid drop-down ...
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filter an form library list view web part with multiple values in a column coming using a Current User Filter

I need to filter an form library list view web part with multiple values in a column using a Current User Filter web part as a provider. however I was unsuccesful since it only works for the first ...
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View active Infopath Form Services sessions?

Is there a way to view if anyone is currently using InfoPath Forms Services (IPFS)? I'm concerned that if I deploy a Site Collection Feature - which will recycle the app pool - it will play havoc ...
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Calculated field from Sharepoint to Infopath

I created a list in sharepoint with some calculated field. When i modify the form through Infopath the calculated field doesn't contain the formula that i wrote in Sharepoint. For example: In ...