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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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 ...
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How is Infopath 2010 “Sharepoint List Form” different from “Web Browser Form” and other form types?

If to create a new Sharepoint list, browse to it and click on ribbon a violet button with Infopath logo "Customize Form", one can edit fRom Infopath Designer a fOrm used for updating/editing and ...
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Reporting against a form library

I have two InfoPath forms published to form libraries. one is a Time off request and the other is an expense report with repeating tables. I am looking for a way to grab the data from the finished ...
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Can an InfoPath Form call a PowerShell script that makes use of the submitted form values?

I would like to build an InfoPath form that users can use to request a new Active Directory account (e.g. for a new employee). Once the form is submitted, I would like it to then run a PowerShell ...
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Users with Add Item permissions cannot submit InfoPath form?

I have a form library on my site (SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010) and we want any user in our network to be able to submit items, but only a select group of users to be able to edit items once ...
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Filter a secondary datasource in infopath

I'm having some issues with InfoPath. This is the case: On SharePoint we have 2 lists: ListA ListB ListB contains a lookup field to ListA. I customized the displayform of ListA with Infopath and ...
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how to create an infopath repeating section

I would like to know how will i be able to create a infopath form with the ability to have repeating sections and then submit that information into a sharepoint list. Hep would greatly be ...
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Error when deploying InfoPath web-enabled form (custom code in the form cannot be run)

I am getting the following error when trying to create a new InfoPath form from a forms library: The custom code in the form cannot be run. This functionality may be deactivated on the server. ...
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How to prevent members of a certain group from filling out, submitting or even viewing a form?

Lets say I have a few users in a group called "Restricted" and I don't want them to be able to view or submit forms. Should I add some code in the Form_Loading event that checks what groups the ...
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What can be preventing OnTaskChanged from triggering with custom InfoPath task forms in the workflow?

Why could this be happening: VS Workflow with custom InfoPath Task Forms does not trigger OnTaskChanged when form is submitted with data (so clearly changed). Funny thing is that the same workflow ...
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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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Custom Task Forms created in InfoPath for Visual Studio Workflow

This article discusses creating Visual Studio workflow with custom task forms, created in InfoPath: http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/195348/SharePoint-2010-State-Machine-Workflows-with-Custo I've ...
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Repeating an infopath section if a condition is not met

I'm trying to design an Info Path form for a leave approval workflow. Only a Head of Department can approve. The requirement is that if the applicants supervisor(manager) is not the Head of ...
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List Settings > Form Setings > Infopath designer wont open

List Settings > Form Setings > "Modify the existing InfoPath form" is check. I click on "OK" but Infopath designer wont open. What do I need to do so that the xsn opens in InfoPath 2010? ps: I am ...
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How do I add a SharePoint web service to a sub site?

I am currently trying to add a Web Service which will allow me to find if the person who is editing a form is part of the Owners group. It seemed like I found a solution with the GetCommonMemberships ...
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Send e-mail from InfoPath: MailMessage vs. MailItem

I want to send e-mail from an InfoPath (2007/2010) form (InfoPath client, NOT web hosted). I found two ways that look promising: using System.Web.Mail.MailMessage class ...
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Updated InfoPath Forms Failing to open

I had a request from a user to modify an InfoPath Form template, which I did, and it worked perfectly in my development environment. When I went to update the existing form in my test environment, the ...
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Sharepoint Infopath Forms 2007-Views Filtering

I have an InfoPath form in SharePoint 2007, which takes date as input for one of the controls. I want to display the InfoPath form items in different views. In one view I need to display the records ...
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infopath 2007 field count

Is there a menu option in InfoPath 2007 that would give me the total number of fields? The reason that I am doing this is because I have a form that I developed that cannot be uploaded to a ...
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InfoPath form loading web service on load

I'm using SharePoint 2010 and Form Services. I have an InfoPath (IP) form which calls a web service. This web service is relative to the current server, actually it's a feature I created. I set the ...
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Sharepoint Document Library with Item Content-Type?

Here is my problem: I wanted to use InfoPath forms, but due to complexity I have to switch to aspx forms. With Infopath Forms I could use a Forms Library, where the user is presented with ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...