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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How can I get the “URL name” of a URL string?

I am creating an InfoPath Form that will be used as a content type. A field will need to be auto populated but in order to this I will need to retrieve the "URL Name" so that I can use it to look-up ...
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Custom Action doesn't show on form? Could it be infopath?

I have a list where I customized the forms using InfoPath. I then created a custom action for my display and edit form ribbons in SharePoint Designer that prints the item being viewed / edited (using ...
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Content Type or InfoPath? that is the question!

I have a list in SharePoint 2013 where people add activities. These activities come in different types (e.g. Event, Tradeshow, Advert etc...) and the fields required for each type is varies slightly. ...
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Problems with “Do you want to save changes” dialog box - InfoPath

I have an InfoPath 2010 form published to a SharePoint 2010 library. Every month, project managers use the form to create a progress report on their project(s). Here's the scenario: Let's say the ...
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Workaround limitations of custom forms for external list in InfoPath 2013

I need customize "new" and "edit" form for external list in SharePoint 2013. I use some secondary Data Connections to implements user-friendly interface with ability to lookup data storing in Database....
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URL Hyperlink to Pre-fill InfoPath WebPart Form in SharePoint

I currently have a InfoPath form that is displayed on my SharePoint site via a WebPart. What I have been trying to do is create a hyperlink on that takes a user to the form, and pre-fills a field on ...
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Hide form fields based on current user's department

I need to create a form which needs to be filled out by multiple departments, but each department should only see the fields relevant to them. For example: HR Name Surname Job Title Department ...
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Get Multi user value from another list in infopath

Could anybody please help me to resolve this issue? I've designed an InfoPath form, with some controls. I have a second list which has the values like this If the current user trying to see a saved ...
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A user with the account name DOMAIN\user could not be found

The query cannot be run for the following DataObject: GetUserProfileByName InfoPath cannot run the specified query. The SOAP response indicates that an error has occurred: A user with the account ...
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Prevent Infopath from saving Default Value after the user changes the default value to something else

I am setting default values to Infopath dropdown list. But when the user selects a different value from the dropdown and saves/submits the form, the new value is not getting saved. Infopath is saving ...
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InfoPath 2013 Form Library workflow creation

I've created a form in InfoPath 2013 with multiple view. 1st view - Requester (with Submit and Cancel buttons) 2nd view - Action By (with Submit, Approve and Reject buttons) 3rd view - Approved By (...
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“The e-mail message cannot be sent. Make sure the e-mail has a valid recipient”

So I've made a browser form in InfoPath 2013 to be used to request new space for employees. This first goes to the appropriate office manager at the appropriate branch location before being sent to ...
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SharePoint Document Library New Document Form

I am building a proposal (job quotation) system which is linked to a Clients list which contains a bunch of data. Proposals are issued to clients via email, and need to be Word documents. For this I ...
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Website form import into Sharepoint Infopath Form

We are trying to set up a form on our external website so users can submit request to different departments. We need to get this information into our internal SharePoint site somehow and wanted to ...
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InfoPath 2013 Conversion to PDF or DOCX

I have an InfoPath 2013 Form. Once the form is completed, on Button click, I want to generate either a PDF or a Word Document. I have done extensive research. SP Designer Workflow works for SP2010 ...
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Edit the email before sending with InfoPath form

I am using InfoPath in SharePoint which sent automatic mail up on submit. I was wondering is there any way that we see and edit the email before sending it.
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Filter a drop-down list based on the value of a calculated value

I have a Microsoft InfoPath 2010 form linked to a list at a SharePoint Site. I would like to filter a drop-down list based on the value of a calculated value. There is a drop-down control which ...
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What is tsns:sspId?

I am trying to connect my form to SharePoint Metadata, but everything I try is failing. I am starting to think that I have completely misunderstood what to enter into this window : I have been ...
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How to use Manage Metedata Taxonomy as a Source for Dropdown box in Infopath

I have an InfoPath form with a dropdown box, where I want users to be able to select which department they work in. Department details are stored in Managed Metadata : Managed Metadata Service -> ...
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Time Displaying Incorrectly on InfoPath Form and Not Displaying Current User

I have 2 controls below. The top Text box is labeled CommentsTemp while the bottom TextBox is called Comments. How it works is, when a user enters anything in CommentsTemp, that it would be stored in ...
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InfoPath 2013 cutting field in half when printing

I'm not sure if this is the place to ask this particular question, but since there are other InfoPath questions I'll go ahead and ask. I have a huge form with tons of show/hide formatting rules. When ...
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How to avoid saving a newer version of a form with each modification in InfoPath

I have a form that goes round in an approval flow. Every member of the process (around 4-5 per form) has to open it, do some modification and submit again. I have used concat formula in the Submit ...
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attachment infopath not showing in outlook but link works?

Attachments control in the InfoPath is there but the place where the attachment control is placed it shows blank but I am able to click and download the files. How do I show the attachment control. ...
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Publishing a Form to a Form Library is not Allowed

I have been assigned a task to check out an InfoPath 2010 form that is located within a Form Library. For testing purposes I created a new Form Library called Test Form Library. I then publish the ...
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Infopath Repeating Data

I want to create a form something like this- 1. User Name 2. Date of Birth Then multiple course information- Course Number, Course Date I can think of two approaches and need some help with ...
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How to find average in infopath 2010 with NA Values

I have 6 dropdown with the name Checklist1, Checklist2 , Checklist3 etc., with the value from 1 - 10 and NA option I need to find average of all six column hence my formula was avg(CheckList1 | ...
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InfoPath Library form missing attachments

I have created a library form with a repeating table and with an attachment field (for multiple attachments) and using Send an Email (Data connection on form), submitted it to Outlook. I received an ...
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Windows Event Log Error

Below is an error I am receiving when I try to edit and add to my SharePoint list: An error occurred while using the form. For more information, contact the site administrator. An entry has been ...
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create InfoPath Form in Form Library using the existing template in Office 365 REST/CSOM Not Working

I want to create InfoPath Form in Form Library from below code using the existing template in Office 365 I can't make it working by attaching it to template, Urgent help is appreciated. var ...
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Infopath Form Error on GetUserProfileByName

I have restored a site collection For me to get the current log on user I reconfigure the data connection of the InfoPath to link on the new server name. (SOAP adress) Reconfigure DCL folder ...
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Time fields changing when submitting a form

I have a form where users press buttons to get the current time for specific tasks, basically tracking time. The form is a InfoPath 2010 Web Browser Form and when I submit from the preview in InfoPath ...
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Infopath - SPServices - SPCascadeDropdowns

Is it possible to use SPServices.SPCascadeDropdowns with infopath? My script working fine with a default form but not with an infopath form. I would like to find a solution for use it with infopath. ...
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Alert for browser enabled InfoPath forms

I need to alert an user about session time out for browser enabled InfoPath forms. Its not about changing/configuring the session time out but to just show an alert to user that his/her form is gonna ...
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Creating User Profile Data Connection in InfoPath 2013 (Office 365)

I'm trying to create a data connection for the user profile in InfoPath 2013 but am receiving this error: The data source file is accessed through a redirection from a different domain, which is ...
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Hiding the top line (control) in a repeating table using InfoPath

I have set up a Data Connection to retrieve the data from a list (such as Time, Price, etc..) I have created a repeating table to have this section in each line. I was using a Formatting to hide the ...
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Unable to create “SUBMIT”button in InfoPath 2013

I'm having problem in creating "SUBMIT"button in a InfoPath 2013. Received below error. Please assist..
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run external JavaScript or jQuery in sharepoint infopath form after postback

problem occur when postback on a field happen, all external js code stop working until run js code again. how can i use external JQuery code in sharepoint with infopath form in it ?
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How query data from a sharepoint list and fill into a repeating table in infopath?

I have a form and would like to fill the existing repeating table with data from a SharePoint List. How can I make this? I couldn't find anything about it. Thanks!
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InfoPath Critical Error on Adding a New List Item

I'm working with InfoPath 2010 on Sharepoint 2013 (don't ask why I'm using IP 2010). I have been working on this form for awhile and had no issues until yesterday. The only thing that I have done to ...
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Workflow 2013 and Request More Info

I'm new to SharePoint workflow. I have an InfoPath document which, once submitted to the SharePoint library, must pass four consecutive reviewers. I want each reviewer to be able to Approve, Reject ...
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SharePoint DLL'S missing in C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\15\ISAPI

Dear All, I have no SharePoint installed in my PC except visual studio and designer 2013. But want to program for Infopath and get the requirement done.I had installed .MSI file from the below url ...
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Infopath 2013 - Auto Populate in User information

I have an Infopath form, with fields, Username, Email Id, Work Phone Number. I want to populate Email Id and Work Phone number of that particular user, whose name is filled in Username Column/Field. I ...
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Issues with Cascading Drop Down List

I am editing a SharePoint 2013 new item form in InfoPath 2013 to do a cascading drop down. I currently have 3 lists (Training, Employees, and Division) The new item form is on the training list. I ...
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Rename attachment of InfoPath through Event Receiver for Office365

I am having a Document Library named TestForm in my Office365 site.I have created InfoPath Form for that library that contains FileAttachment control. Now my requirement is to rename the attachment ...
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System.InvalidOperationException: Namespace prefix 'xsd' is not defined on surface pro

I have an InfoPath form that has a people picker, and a Workflow that sets permissions on the item. Once the form is saved, an error occurs on the workflow and looking into the logs there is this ...
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Can Excel Services be called in REST in INFOPATH on Sharepoint online?

A call such as this: https://SERVER.sharepoint.com/_vti_bin/ExcelREST.aspx/Forms/helpers/NetWorkDaysFunction.xlsx/model/Ranges('DateDiffCalculation!A3')?$format=atom Returns data in the browser, and ...
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Form checked out or locked for error

We have a Travel expense system developed using SharePoint 3.0 for submitting and approving travel claims. It's an old system and recently we changed all the user login information. For example: ...
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Filtered cascading drop-downs with Infopath *Error*

I'm getting an error when creating a cascading dropdown filter on Infopath using SharePoint lists. THE ISSUE When filtering the Day field, based on the Week field and submitting the record, I get a ...
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SharePoint 2010 Infopath Form Site Content Type Open In Browser

I have created a simple form that I am trying to use to track approvals of projects. The form is being created by a workflow on creation of a document set. The form has a couple of issues when ...
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An error occurred while trying to connect to a Web service + Infopath 2013 + SharePoint 2013

I have designed an InfoPath form which is browser enabled and we are trying to call OOB web service named –GETUSERPROFILEBYNAME so as soon as the forms loads then it has to show the name of logged-in ...