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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Easiest way to design a wizard-style modal dialog?

I would like to learn about what options I have if I want to design a modal dialog with a wizard that can call custom back-end C# code (I've never done front-end SP development). There seem to be ...
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If a user accidentally closes dialog in sharepoint, can we force it to submit to it's list?

In our sharepoint item workflow we have users enter info into a form, then hit submit as usual. A manager does not want the users to have to do it again if they accidentally close the form, or fire ...
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Is there a way to remove my custom info path form , and re-create my default Edit/Create view for my issue tracking App

I have edited the Create view for my issue tracking list using the IE info path custom form, the result was not what I am planning to have. And I need to retrieve or re-create the default Create view ...
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SharePoint 2010 / 2013 Designer workflow - people picker as workflow initiation parameters cause workflow to fail in create list item

I created a number of workflows in Designer 2010 and I have an issue with passing data from a people /person initiation parameter to a discussion list in which I created a "recipients" field. The ...
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How to Display Created By Field in InfoPath

I am using InfoPath to create a custom form on the SP2010 list. When the "created by" field is dropped on the design surface it uses a picker control. How do you go about using a Textbox control to ...
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User Information List Add item programmatically

I'm using a CAML batch file to add items to a list using SharePoint List Web Service on my InfoPath form. The batch file is like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?> <Batch> ...
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InfoPath calling XML service unauthorized except for web front ends

I have an InfoPath 2010 form on my SP2010 farm using Form Services which doesn't call an XML file or web services correctly. I'm trying to get list data by calling: ...
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Setting user group specific permissions in InfoPath form

I am trying to set specific permissions to an infopath form if a certain check box is checked. Currently, the form will automatically inherit permissions from the top level site. I want to stop this ...
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Programatically download InfoPath form data?

I need to connect to sharepoint and download InfoPath form data programatically so that I can schedule the download as an automated process. I have found information on how to get the form data as ...
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Column formula in sharepoint list

I have made a list with InfoPath in SharePoint. All the questions are either "accepted" or "notaccepted" (radiobuttons) and I want to make a new column (in SharePoint). If someone choose "accepted", ...
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How to view a published form?

Unbelievably simple question here, but I cannot for the life of me figure it out... I created an InfoPath form and published it to the SharePoint site following the wizard's instructions. Then when I ...
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How to select values in a CHOICES field?

I'm using a CAML query to update a SharePoint 2010 List from InfoPath. My CAML looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <Batch OnError="Continue"> <Method ID="1" ...
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Publish InfoPath form in SharePoint 2013 not working

I have full permission on the SharePoint 2013 server: I can create a form library, I can edit the form library in SharePoint Designer 2013, but in InfoPath 2013 I can't. In addition I can't create ...
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Adding huge number in list box as choice in Infopath

Are there any easy ways of adding a plurality of digits in listbox in infopath. I want to add from number 1 to number 150 in infopath list box as a choice. I should enter the digits manually number ...
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Submitting data from Infopath 2010 to SharePoint 2010?

I have published a Infopath form as Document Template of the document library, the Infopath form has so many fields(~200) however I would like to map few fields(~5) to SharePoint List columns on the ...
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How do I make new fields appear in the form based upon the selection of an option button in InfoPath 2010

I'm new to using InfoPath. I am looking to have new fields (both the label and control) appear in the form based upon a previous answer. For example: Do you like to go to the movies? then I have two ...
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Validate 10 fields on Infopath form before Submit form data

I have SharePoint 2010 list and I Customize list form in InfoPath form in 2010 In my scenario I have 15 Fields I want to give the validation alert on fields before submitting the button. Also one ...
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How do I add a digital signature to an Infopath form in Sharepoint 2013

How to add a digital signature to Infopath form. You need to have a Infopath filler but that is not what resides in SharePoint. Is there a way to add a digital signature line?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hide or show fields when button is clicked using infopath form

In Infopath form i have two buttons, when one button is clicked only some fields are to be shown others should be invisible, when another button is clicked other fields only be visible. I get it ...
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cannot create list item error: Throttled:Query exceeds lookup column threshold.

This doesn't happen for me (I'm admin) but it does happen for one of my hierarchy owners. He tries to create a form and gets an error, the log shows Throttled:Query exceeds lookup column threshold. ...
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Required Date Field Value in infopath SharePoint 2010

I have an infopath form with 4 buttons, each button corresponds to a different view. When the form loads, only first 2 buttons are visible and when users fills in the fields in the first two ...
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An unknown error has occurred. The form template has been published to the server but it can only be opened in infopath filler

I've created a SP2010 workflow in SP2013 and I want to edit the collect data / approval task workflow forms. Trying Quick Publish in InfoPath Designer results in the following error: An unknown ...
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Infopath button to start a workflow programmatically

I have an infopath form to that has three (3) buttons in it. They are SAVE, SUBMIT FOR APPROVAL and CANCEL. When user presses SAVE it submits the form to the Sharepoint Library, when SUBMIT FOR ...
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Infopath 2010 form fields fields not getting saved in form library

We have an existing info path form with code behind in server A.Now the solution is deployed in the my Development server.This solution consists of info-path form, code behind and code to create ...
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How to get data from a completed infopath forms

On our portal (Enterprise 2010) there are about 100 subsites (all in a single site collection), and there are form-libraries there where a user can fill out an infopath form and submit the data to a ...
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how do you rearrange the fields in infopath 2010

i have about 100 fields now and it is impossible to find things quickly because i don't know how to logically arrange them in the Field Explorer bar... any help?
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validation error on person picker

I have a couple of person pickers that are causing issues on an InfoPath form published to sharepoint. I have entered the SharePoint site and groups I want to pick the person from. This works fine ...
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email the Infopath form and update in sharepoint library

1st Query: I am working on Infopath 2007 and sharepoint 2010. I have created a form in Infopath designer.I have created a submit button on the form. The submit button is programmed to submit the form ...
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Submitting Infopath form into a Sharepoint list sub-folder

Here is the dilemma I am currently facing: 1) I have a Sharepoint list with multiple folders in them. Eg: Engineering, Production, etc 2) I am creating a form, that has buttons that switches views ...
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PreSaveAction function not working in infopath 2010 form

Below script is working fine in sharepoint default form while submit form but not in infopath form. <script src="/images/prototype.js" type="text/javascript"></script> <script ...
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How to build a InfoPath form on the site

I listened that it could be done that InfoPath Form is on the Site with WebPart. How Could be it Done? It should be a InfoPath form when I could on a site put date start of range, and date end of a ...
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How can i save a people/group picker from infopath to Sharepoint?

i'm start to learn infopath and code, so i don't know how to do this: i need to save a user for a form infopath to sharepoint i only know this: ...
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Infopath: sum (non-bound) calculated values

Infopath & Sharepoint 2010, list Form: I have 2 calculated values placed on infoPath form. Those fields are not bound to existing list fields as I don't need store this data, just present to ...
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Set Item level permissions in the SharePoint form library when an InfoPath form is submitted

I have a form library in my site. I have submitted the InfoPath form. The form should visible to only the person who created it and also to people defined in the InfoPath form. How to achieve that?
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InfoPath drop down field bound to the repeating section it is housed in

Note: I was required to create an external SQL database in order to accomplish what was discussed here. The database was created about 6 months after asking this question and the feature set was ...
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InfoPath Form Not enabled on all site collections

hi i have two site collections site a site b site a was created after the initial configuration of info path service info path designer works great with site b but when i use it with site a. it ...
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Custom Validation on Infopath Fields? C#

How can I apply custom validation to Infopath 2010 fields which stretches beyond the basic Rules and Templates? I am looking to validate a custom field which needs to be validated much like a Credit ...
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MS InfoPath throws connection error when trying to lookup a list in “Preview” mode

For some time I've been highly annoyed with the data connection errors I receive when trying to preview my InfoPath forms. I had to publish the form before I could see my lookup list working ...
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How do I get an InfoPath 2010 form deployed with a WSP to work in a sub-site collection?

What I currently have is a SharePoint 2010 project that I have successfully deploying an InfoPath Browser Form (Full Trust) content type and associating it with library instances. This is working ...
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Can you create a multiple select list without checkboxes in InfoPath 2010?

Is there a way to create the list box style control found at the top of the form on this page?: http://www.sjbhealth.org/body_south.cfm?id=1290 It seems like the multi-selection list box control ...
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a separate site for a Sharepoint data connection library - why?

Step 1 of procedure "To create a SharePoint Data Connection Library" in msdn article How to: Create and Use a Data Connection Library tells: "1. Browse to an SharePoint Server 2010 site on which you ...
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How to assign programatically an InfoPath XSN to a Content Type

I had some content types and some XSN infopath files... I can link it by web interface and this works well but I must do this connection during feature activated event... So... Is there any code to ...
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The form cannot be submitted beacuse of an error

I am using SP2010 with infopath 2010. i've designed a custom approval which contains one approval process. this workflow prompts users to fill in reviewer, CC and comments on the workflow ...