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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Column showing only one option in Infopath 2007

I have created one choice column (name: update status) with 5 choices inside the form library in sharepoint 2007. In Infopath 2007, in dropdrop list box (list box entries) I entered "Look up values ...
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How to develop role based workflow in SharePoint Server?

How to develop role based workflow with InfoPath form in SharePoint Server 2010? There are three roles: user1 - this user creates request form user2 - this user verifies and Approve/Reject form if ...
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Get the Workflow Status for InfoPath Form Open Rule

I need to get the Workflow Status on an InfoPath form library in the InfoPath form. For instance, I want to place a rule on the form open that checks to see if the workflow is not "Completed" and set ...
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How to update a Sharepoint 2010 list via an Infopath 2010 client form via a code?

I tried to follow in Sharepoint Server 2010 and Infopath 2010 the article: How to update a SharePoint list via an InfoPath browser form using the SharePoint Object Model which is for ...
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Why such differences between Infopath 2010 templates for a Form Library and for a List?

Table 3 (Comparing form library and list templates) of msdn article Building SharePoint Applications with InfoPath 2010 (Part 1 of 2) states that: support for custom code is available for a Form ...
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How to display list items in Infopath

I want to display list items in InfoPath once i selected the particular column. Say I have selected Empid, automatically emp name, city, state and all the info related to emp id should display. Please ...
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Infopath; remove control boxes for print view

I have an Infopath form that is being used in several views. Eventually, this form must be printed out (As our network doesn't allow for digital signatures). For this printed view, is there any way to ...
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Checkbox checked on one InfoPath form view but not another?

I have two new item views on an InfoPath form that add items to a SharePoint list. On one of them I want a certain checkbox to not be ticked but on another view I want it to be ticked, how can I ...
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How to check if user has a permission to complete task in InfoPath task form?

Is it possible to check if the user has enough permissions to complete task in InfoPath 2010 task form? Or maybe it is possible to show to user read-only view if he has lack of the rights. The full ...
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Digital Signature Modal from InfoPath Form in SharePoint 2010

I currently have 4 views created in InfoPath, using Form Load for a Approval Process in SharePoint 2010. I would like to use Digital Signatures for each approvers signature but the Modal view that ...
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Setting value of infopath field by workflow

I have a requirement to set the value of infopath field by workflow. This link specifies the way to do it but in my case the value in the infopath field does not change on the execution of the ...
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How to use non-browser forms created by Infopath Filler (published to a Sharepoint Form Library)?

I have requirements to create Infopath Filler 2010 forms. They are non-browser and are not served through Sharepoint Infopath Services (so require Infopath installed on all clients) but have ...
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Datepicker with date and time but only date is set to current (InfoPath)?

I have a datetime field on a list with default date set to current and I customize the form in InfoPath designer. I have a requirement that the current date should be set but the current time should ...
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How to edit HTML of a rich text field with an InfoPath edit form?

When a list has it's edit form/s managed by InfoPath, all ability to edit the HTML of enhanced rich text fields is lost. The feature explained at How do I edit the HTML source of a rich text column? ...
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Adding a dummy field

In infopath form I went to Field pane Main is selected for data source Right click on "myFields" The add field adds column to the list. I need to add a dummy field in Infopath for some ...
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Cascading Drop-down not working in InfoPath when Edit form is loaded [closed]

Every example of a cascading drop-down in InfoPath is the same. A mostly blank form with just the two (or three) drop-downs taking part in the cascade. And it works...no problems there. However, that ...
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Multi-value fields — how to get totals?

I apologize if the answer to this is obvious, I'm just completely new to SharePoint and need at least a pointer in the right direction. I have a list with a "Choice" field. I've used InfoPath to ...
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Slow data connection in one form

We have an issue in one form where when a data connection is pulled in there is an unbearable load time (at least 5 minutes!). This was singled out by stopping the connection on load and having the ...
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Web-based InfoPath form that “vanish” after submit in SharePoint 2007 Library

I have a problem with my InfoPath form in my SharePoint 2007 library. The InfoPath form is a web enable and will open in the browser. However, after submit the InfoPath form, and click that link ...
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ows_MetaInfo field including carriage returns

I have an InfoPath 2010 form promoting fields to SP 2010. Using SSRS 2008 R2, I'm pulling those fields into a report to report off of. I'm finding that some fields in the ows_MetaInfo blob have a ...
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Possible to use createNewDocumentWithRedirect to redirect to a web based Infopath form?

We create a link to a InfoPath client-based form (meaning that the form is open at the client machine which have infopath installed.) by using the following source code inside a Content Editor web ...
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How to increase the web service timeout to a larger value so that publishing a large infopath form to SharePoint library can be successful?

Currently, publishing of large SharePoint Form library may result in 'Updating Content Type Failed' message. According to this article, it mention that increasing the web service timeout to larger ...
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Cannot publish my InfoPath form in SharePoint 2007 any more

When I was publish my InfoPath form to my SharePoint 2007, it give me the following error: updating the content type failed I went though a search and many of the search return (Microsoft Forum, ...
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GetProfile webservice not working

I was using a data connection called GetProfile to get some users data. From yesterday I am getting a below error “The settings for one or more data connections in your form are defined in a data ...
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Change the default “Name” column in a Form Library

Is it possible to change the default "Name" column that is created in a form library. One method I saw is creating a content type that inherits from this column. Could someone provide instructions on ...
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Extract Infopath View

Is there a way to extract an infopath view through SharePoint? Right now, I'm using promoted fields to generate an email, but it would be great if I could just pull the whole view into an email.
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Infopath Form Load rules not working

I have publish a Infopath form (2010) into a SharePoint 2007 server library. I notice that the rules that I set on the Infopath form seem to be not working. When I open the Infopath form and select ...
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SPServices to retrieve the last record of repeated section data inside Sharepoint library

I have a Infopath that contain 2 fields which I put it as a repeating section as shown in the picture below (for the time being - please ignore the error) How do I retrieve the last record of a ...
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Is there a way to determine viability of Infopath Fields based on a Sharepoint list?

The idea is, to have a form in which only certain users can see one field. We would have a locked down list that held the UserID's of those who can see the field, and the form would look that up. So ...
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Infopath: querying a data source via web services

I am getting this error after publishing the form. However, no error is given when I do a preview in the infopath. Please suggest. An error occurred querying a data source. Click OK to resume ...
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InfoPath 2010 Form / SharePoint 2010 List

I've been given an interesting project where I need to have a set of 3 forms as a readiness checklist for a software go-live event. I have approximately 200 offices that need to fill out forms of ...
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How to merge InfoPath forms? [closed]

I have a set of forms having some information in repeating table... I need to merge these forms and view it in a single page... Is it possible?
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Infopath 2010 SharePoint 2010: Cascading Dropdowns

I'm looking for a solution of the following question. I have a mainlist with information about people. List: Name -- OrgaLevel1 -- OrgaLevel2 Wilson -- ... -- ... I have also a list with the ...
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Custom Workflow and Task Time Limits

I have created a custom workflow for an approval process. The workflow is designed to accomplish this task by using the “Collect data from user (Output to variable: collect)” action. I wish to assign ...
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Display formatted Rich text in browser based infopath form 2010

I have a Custom Sharepoint List which has a column of type "Enhanced rich text (Rich text with pictures, tables, and hyperlinks). I have done some formatting to the values like making some text Bold, ...
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Rich Text Field in SharePoint List Infopath form 2010

I am facing an issue with Rich Text Field in SharePoint List Infopath form 2010 , I have replaced a default Custom List form with Infopath Form 2010 and now I am not able to see "Upload File" option ...
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Infopath 2010 “Get choices from fields in this form” combo box is read only. Why?

I created an Infopath custom form and I want to have a combo box that retrieves its data from other fields in the form (user fills a repeating group in View 1 and then in View 2 I want to display the ...
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How to manage hardcoded paths in custom InfoPath forms for different environments (dev, staging, release)?

When you create custom InfoPath forms for your SharePoint components (lists, workflow tasks or initialization form etc) all web references point to InfoPath Designer. Create one from a blank form and ...
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Creating Custom List Definitions that Use InfoPath Forms - Deploy everything using Visual Studio 2010

I'm trying to create a list instance from a list definition, all from a VS2010 solution and want to have custom InfoPath forms for the list instance. This article keeps popping around in my searches: ...
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Getting at InfoPath/form library data using LINQ to SharePoint

I'm teaching myself some basic SharePoint stuff, coming from three-tier ASP.NET, and before that, Java background. I've been trying to figure out how to do things "the SharePoint" way, rather than ...
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SharePoint Form Print Preview Differnt from actual Hard Copy

I am experiencing a problem where the actual print out of a Form from SharePoint is different from the preview. We have three multiple selection list boxes that are populated from an external data ...
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Looking up a value in SQL to set a value on the InfoPath Form

Looking up a value in SQL to set a value on the InfoPath Form. I have a data connection setup in my form. If I use this connection alone, in a control by itself, it pulls in data from my SQL server. ...
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SharePoint 2010 Infopath query

I need to install Infopath 2010 in SharePoint 2010 server ? Please share the download link and steps for installation and other key points
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List forms in Infopath 2010

In SP2010, I created a list and used Infopath 2010 to edit the list form inorder to apply some validations and maintain look and feel. In Infopath, I assigned date column to Today, so that whenever a ...
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Create ContentType for InfoPath forms

I have a form library in a site template. When I create a new site based on my template, I want to have the columns in the list like when I deploy my form from infopath. Can I make a content type and ...
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SharePoint 2007 Workflow to insert the content of attachment of a InfoPath form into the email

I have a InfoPath 2007 form that have 2 attachment field for people to upload any of the following type of files: PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPG, GIF, BMP. If the end-user submit any of above types of files as ...
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Add repeating table when user submits?

I am using InfoPath and SharePoint, I have a question about a comment section and a repeating table. What I want to be able to happen is that once the comments are submitted a repeating table is added ...
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Auto Generate text field (in InfoPath 2010) from a SharePoint 2010 list

I am currently working on a project that requires me to have a drop down list (that has a data connection to a SharePoint 2010 list) and a text box field within a repeating table. My issue that I am ...
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Deploying InfoPathForm to Web

I deploy a Infopath form to my SiteCollection with a Module. When i want to deploy my solution i get following error: An object of the type ...
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Infopath forms - Filter external datasource items by user profile

As a continuation of another question of mine, I'm implementing cascading drop-downs using InfoPath based on this article . The thing works nice but I'm wondering if there is a way to also filter the ...