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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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. https://spvee.wordpress.com/2013/04/10/auto-populate-user-information-in-infopath-with-claims-based-...
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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 'status'...
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Infopath how to take a data of change field

How could I take care a date change when the field is change in the data form? I have got combo field, and I want to show a date of last change of combo box in the another text field. How could I do ...
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InfoPath list Forms wont display

Have a 2013 farm and we use InfoPath forms for lists, internally they show up without any issue. However when accessing the form externally they show up blank, no errors. Our farm is setup so that ...
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SP 2010, Infopath form, not returning queries after FormLoad when uploaded, works in preview

Purpose of form is for the filler to enter employee name/account id/etc into people picker. AccountId is pushed to ADS Web Service AccountName, queried, and form is filled with employee's WorkEmail, ...
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How to disable attachment in infopath form

I have a InfoPath form which will get attachment for first time. During edit it should not show the the attachments, how can this be accomplished?
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New Field on InfoPath 2010 form not being picked up by workflow

I looked, but don't think this has been answered. I have an existing InfoPath form to which I am adding one TextBox control. I've named the field [ChargeCode] and created a column in my List (and ...
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Infopath how to get curent element ID

How to get in infopath current element id ? I have got a list, and I always want to take last number id from list.
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Customized InfoPath form

I have a customized InfoPath form that I want to use as a Library. So I created a new Library, set the Allow management of content types to YES then selected the custom template. Now when I add a new ...
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Language of Repeating table shortcut menu in Infopath Form

I have SP 2013 ENG with SP Slovak Language pack installed in our environment. The problem I have is that some of the Infopath controls are not translated into Slovak. For example the shortcut menu of ...
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url needs to include the InfoPath 2013 form

In a SharePoint 2013 workflow, I am currently sending out an email message that says we have received your list that you submitted. In that email message I want to give the user a url so they can ...
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Make all Infopath 2013 error messages easier to locate than the default

In an existing InfoPath 2013 form that I am working with, there are edits in the custom form that uses a custom list. Which is ok. The problem is it is hard to find all the errors if there are a lot ...
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InfoPath rounding algorithm

Can someone tell me what kind of rounding algorithm is used in InfoPath? Hereby some examples that I see in InfoPath when rounding. 0.2245 => 0.224 0.2695 => 0.269 0.3145 => 0.315 If it was normal ...
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Setting the value of a boolean XMLElement

I'm having a problem when assigning a value to a Boolean check/tick box within InfoPath xml code. I've created text boxes using inner text values but this gives the error of an incorrect data type. ...
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sharepoint 2013 absolute encoded url is wrong

In my first sharepoint 2013 workflow, I am sending an email message to the user that submitted the request to let them know it was received. The message that that is entered into the text of the ...
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SharePoint 2013 check run workflow stops automatically and how to restart workflow

I am planning to have a workflow in SharePoint 2013, run a weekly loop from start to end dates. This will run fine normally. However how about when the process stops due to like the server going down. ...
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SharePoint 2013 how to update repeating data on weekly basis

In a new SharePoint 2013 project that I am working on, the user will be entering the same data on a weekly basis. The data will need to be entered between a start date and end date. The required ...
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InfoPath form - The following location is not accessible, because it is in a different site collection

I have a site in test with Lists forms customised using InfoPath web forms. Environment is 2013. When I try to open the forms after restoring in Production I get the error: The following location ...
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sharepoint 2013 pass data between custom lists

I am asking the question since this is my first project working with Sharepoint 2013. Here is the project requirements: 1. I created a custom list for users to enter data in a custom form that is ...
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Is there a maximum number of text boxes on a form

Is there any limit for the number of control (text boxes) allowed on a form? I have a form with nearly 1000 text boxes and want to be sure InfoPath will allow this many. Thanks
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Infopath Expression error phoneNumber

Currently I'm working with Infopath in french version and trying to insert an expression and it doesn't work. I'm wondering if it's the syntax problem. My source to do that :The instruction to create ...
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Trying to understand SharePoint Enterprise CAL

I am a SharePoint developer for few years, but this is my project where I need to install SP2013. Before installing, I am trying to understand the SP licenses. Currently I have SharePoint Server 2013 ...