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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

1
vote
0answers
35 views

Send pictures in an email that are contained in a form stored in a Form Library

I have created a form library where users can report things and add pictures to the form. When users click Save I need InfoPath to send out an email with some details taken from the form. I then have ...
1
vote
1answer
172 views

field cannot be blank only on a certain view infopath

I have a field that is only on a certain view(which isn't the first one) and I want to set it to cannot be blank. Is there anyway I can do this without it throwing the error that its blank on the ...
1
vote
0answers
86 views

Check current user in SharePoint group in InfoPath

Is it possible to check current user in SharePoint group in InfoPath form?
1
vote
0answers
86 views

Count number of Yes/No entries in a column promoted from InfoPath

Using SP 2010, I'm trying to find a way that I can count the number of Yes/No entries in a column of a Form Library. The goal is to display the counts in a Chart Web Part. The column contains values ...
1
vote
1answer
86 views

Displaying item in tasks form

I would like to display item informations in my tasks form. I think i need to use data connection in Infopath. I can display all my items in my form , but i want to display item who matches with my ...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

infopath form on page load go to first blank value

I have a infopath form and on form load i want the form to automatically go to where it needs to be filled in(the first blank value on the form). How can i do this. None of the actions seem like the ...
1
vote
1answer
255 views

SharePoint/InfoPath 2010 – Filtering InfoPath form to show current user only

First post on here from a relatively novice user of SharePoint 2010! I am currently implementing an annual leave recording system for staff. I’ve created two lists to hold the data – a list for the ...
1
vote
0answers
126 views

Send an email as pdf attachment in infopath 2010

I have a InfoPath form associated with document library. Form has submit and cancel button right now we have the data to be sent to document library when clicked on submit button. Now i am looking to ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

How to toggle control between view form and the Edit form in the infopath?

I have control or field in my InfoPath form which I need to hide it when I view the item (view form) and show when I Edit an item (Edit form) in SharePoint 2013. Is there any way I can achieve this? I ...
1
vote
0answers
108 views

Merging multiple form libraries into a single view

I currently have two separate form libraries: one old one, and one new one. All new forms go into the new one, but the old library still has active forms in it. We created a page with filtered views ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Site collection upgraded to 2013 - help me identify what's missing

This is the first time I have dealt with SP2013 running in 2010 mode, so there may be some things that are fairly common knowledge that I do not know about. I have been brought in to help ...
1
vote
0answers
80 views

In an Info Path 2013 form that links to SharePoint 2013 custom list -how to add a repeating table structure for only some columns and not all ?

I have created a SharePoint 2013 Custom list with several columns. I am designing an Info Path 2013 form for this custom list. When I click on checkbox manage multiple items (see inserted image). All ...
1
vote
0answers
146 views

Infopath: How to set a default value based on view

I have created a Leave Request site within my organization. I have a list which hosts the 3 following leave types: Annual, Special and Sickness. I have a choice field in the list named "Leave Type" ...
1
vote
1answer
882 views

Infopath Subform/Link to Another Form within a Form

I am trying replicate a database I have in Access with InfoPath and SharePoint lists. Currently I have two lists which are related to each other. List one is Suppliers (Parent) and list two is ...
1
vote
0answers
201 views

Repeating tables with different default values

So am I making an InfoPath form that pulls in data from an inventory list and I have a drop down that is populated with all available items in the inventory, and when an item is selected it shows the ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

URL Encoding Error trying to access Infopath Form from mobile device

While trying out the default mobile view in my SharePoint 2013 site, I navigate to an Infopath Document Library, and then click on one of the elements, I get a URL in which SharePoint seems to not be ...
1
vote
1answer
89 views

Need insight on UpdatePanel / _DoPostBack with JavaScipt

I've spent the better part of three days trying to wrap my head around UpdatePanel and _DoPostBack to find a solution to my problem with my infopath browser enabled form. I have a simple script that ...
1
vote
1answer
399 views

How to Display Created By Field in InfoPath AND Sharepoint list with multiple values?

The article "How to Display Created By Field in InfoPath" seemed to work for a user on this forum. However, my needs are slightly different. I'm trying to create a list with the entry form showing ...
1
vote
1answer
369 views

InfoPath Form auto populate drop down from drop down

How do you set InfoPath drop down choice fields to auto fill based on user selection from a primary field that is connected to a list with training courses with fields for course titles, type, source, ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

Why is it taking longer and longer to deploy an InfoPath template with managed code?

I have InfoPath 2013 browser-enabled form templates with managed code that I'm deploying to SharePoint 2013 on-prem via Central Administration > Manage Form Templates. The more I make changes to the ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

Fire PreSaveItem () on infopath form “Save” button

I have edit form and it is created using Infopath .When i am trying to use PreSaveItem () when Click on "Save" button it is not firing ?Why? How to fire PreSaveItem () on InfoPath Form "Save" ...
1
vote
0answers
153 views

Advanced Logic Survey

I trying to create a survey, but I want to be a little more intelligent about how it works. For example, I will ask the users "Choose from this list of 30 things what is most important to you" then ...
1
vote
0answers
53 views

InfoPath list box - How to change the validation message “Only numbers allowed”?

This is SP2010, InfoPath 2010. I've got an InfoPath form. Form has a listbox which is bound to external data. The Value is a number, and the Display is a descriptive list for humans. I have, in the ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

If I have a choice of 5 answers, how can hide the answers that were not selected?

I am very new to using InfoPath so stick with me...I am wondering if it is possible to hide selections that were not chosen? Example: If I am scoring a certain criteria 5 through 1 and I have a ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Issue populating edit forms in Sharepoint 2013

So I have a SharePoint list where on the edit page I have created multiple infopath form webparts, each audiences to a different group with a different view. The problem is that only the first form is ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

Infopath error when accessing form without www

I have an Infopath 2010 form embedded on a SP 2010 site. When I access the form at the URL www.domain.com/form.aspx, everything works fine. However, when I don't use the www and the URL is domain.com/...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

infopath 2013 permission error

I have a few new computers ( not users) running windows 8.1 and InfoPath 2013. when they try to open a document they get " you do not have permission to open this document or the document is opened by ...
1
vote
0answers
79 views

How to Edit InfoPath Form Web Part embedded into a page when there is no list associated with the Form?

I'm having difficulty editing a SharePoint 2010 page. Someone else created it. The set up is a bit different than normal. The page has an InfoPath form embedded in to it. I have full admin rights to ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

Saved form when submitted creates duplicate

Is there an easy way to prevent a form from creating a duplicate when submitting a saved form?
1
vote
0answers
99 views

Error when Updating SharePoint Form

I have a form that can be edited in SharePoint 2010 when users submit a request. To clarify, it's not the form implementation they are editing, it is the fields in the form that they are editing. The ...
1
vote
0answers
121 views

Error publishing info-path form 2013 in share point 2013

When I publish info-path form 2013 on site collection in SharePoint 2013 I see the following error. And does not publish. Do you have an idea? Thanks!
1
vote
0answers
35 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
223 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
223 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
194 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
9 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
270 views

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-...
1
vote
0answers
57 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
2k views

Promote People Picker from Infopath to Sharepoint

I wanted to promote a people picker field in my Infopath form to Sharepoint column. I know that we couldn't promote people picker(group) to SP as people/group column. So, I only promote the Person:...
1
vote
0answers
70 views

Infopath forms 2010 to 2013 migration issue

I need to migrate InfoPath forms 2010 to SP 2013. Now in 2010 InfoPath forms are connected to data connection library & having classic authentication. Since SP 2013 doesn't support classic ...
1
vote
1answer
195 views

'Claim Task' marks the task as complete

I'm having a problem with one of the SharePoint 2010 workflows I'm updating. One of the tasks in the workflow is assigned to a group in the site collection. When I login as one of its users and click ...
1
vote
0answers
170 views

Enable Rich Text in a Site Workflow Initiation Form for a Multiple Line Column w/o InfoPath?

I've created a site workflow that users manually start and that collects data through an initiation form, which then passes the data to a Word document in a library. The initiation form uses site ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

InfoPath Form losing content type - what is the cause?

I have a form library in a SharePoint site collection with approximately 4000 browser enabled InfoPath forms residing in it at any given time. This form library also has approximately 160 content ...
1
vote
0answers
182 views

How create download Link for InfoPath Attachments in list view?

I am using SharePoint 2013, I have created a form with InfoPath my form has attachments. it is working fine the only problem is that How can I have a download link for attachments in list view?
1
vote
0answers
84 views

Infopath form is displyed as xml in a form library

I am trying to transfer some forms I have developed in the past in SP2010 environment to SP2013. The problem is that when I create a form library in SP2013 the submitted form gets saved as XML file ...
1
vote
0answers
202 views

InfoPath 2010 - People picker not working/opening in filler

For some reason, people picker is not working in the InfoPath 2010 filler or Preview. When I publish the form as a "web enabled form", the People Picker will open up in the browser and it works fine,...
1
vote
1answer
601 views

How to navigate through SharePoint list items in Infopath form

I have a SharePoint 2013 list with an Infopath form associated with it. Once we opened up an item from the list, I need to have a way to navigate through next and previous items using next and ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

Infopath Forms - Change the DataConnections

I published an InfoPath form to SharePoint that uses a lot of DataConnections. For example, a comboBox Field receives a list's content. Recently we changed the access from HTTP to HTTPS and now I ...
1
vote
0answers
126 views

Can the hover/active borders of form fields be customized and/or disabled?

I'm really not crazy about field borders in forms. In InfoPath, you can get rid of the borders, but then the row heights jump in the browser once the form is published to SharePoint. So--reluctantly-...
1
vote
0answers
115 views

Update SharePoint calculated column on Infopath form

I have an Infopath 2010 list form that displays a couple of calculated columns. My users have asked if I can make those fields update dynamically while the form is open. I have already tried moving ...