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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Put in a First name from a list using a pulled username

I have my form so that when it loads it pulls the username of the user viewing the form but I want it to grab the associated first name from a list I have on the site. I've gotten it so that it puts ...
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AutoCompleteMultiLookup field are not supported in infoPath 2013

I have problem cause stack in sharepoint 2013. I customized a text box autocomplete to auto search multiple values from a list to other list. Then I opened the list in Infopath 2013, windows raise ...
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InfoPath - The data source referenced in the form template is not valid or cannot be found

I had published an Administrative Approved InfoPath Web-Form template to SharePoint Server 2010. Later I did some changes and removed one data connection that was no more required and tried to publish ...
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Users cannot attach files using Infopath 2010 documents residing on Sharepoint site

The 'attach file control' does show up and it appears active but when users select it there is not a dialog box that opens allowing them to browse to the document that must be attached. There is also ...
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How to Restrict user to select single selection from Multiple selection List Box in Infopath 2010

I'm using Infopath 2010 and created form with Multiple Selections in List Box. I want to restrict users to single selection only. How do i acheive this without any coding. I'm from non-technical ...
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How to get id element of creating element

On infopath how to get a ID element, or how to get by formula element id. I creating a new element in Infopath, and i must get ID element from infopath when I creatin element, because people don't ...
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Updating all other list items

Ok, so I want to use a sharepoint list as a ticketing system. One of the fields is priority. I want this field to automatically update if, for instance, I input a new item with a priority of 2 I ...
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Warning when opening an InfoPath form with data sources linked to external lists

I am replacing a colleague for the support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. A library contains InfoPath 2010 forms. The form template contains data sources linked to external lists. Each external list ...
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Automate Assigning a Year Plus ID # to Each InfoPath Submission

Users submit an InfoPath 2010 form to SharePoint 2010 requesting to attend training. A three-step workflow eventually approves and certifies each request. I would like to have an auto-generated ...
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Can I use a single value in an externally-sourced multi-valued list box in Infopath?

I have a multiple-selection list box on my InfoPath form that sources values from another SP list (external data source). I have section that follows that I want to show/hide depending on what ...
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Is it possible to filter attachments field in InfoPath

When I copy "Click here to attach file" control in InfoPath and make multiple same attachemnts fields and then I upload files, those files apears in all fields. So is it possible to add a filter to ...
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InfoPath 2010 Default Value Dropdown list using External Data Source (XML)

Is there a way to set a default value for a dropdown list using an XML data source? I don't mind manually entering it to match the dropdown field but I just can't seem to find a place for it... ...
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How to create an 'Add' and 'Remove' control dynamically with InfoPath designer 2013?

I am new to SharePoint and have been given the task of designing a form in Infopath 2013 described in the following scenario: Select a responsible, Resp.type, then click "Add". Then I will get a ...
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SharePoint 2010 download a copy overwrites original document

I have a form library in SharePoint 2010 (using InfoPath forms), where I want users to be able to use the download a copy feature to make a copy of their forms, and not save over the original form. ...
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Infopath form templating

I looked around and i didnt see any answers for my question so here it is. I have a Quote document model made in word. Inside the document they are place holders which hold fields like Quote Document ...
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Using SharePoint REST API to retrieve user group in InfoPath

I'd like to display a current user's group list somewhere in my custom InfoPath form. I can't use static addresses (like http://mysite) so I can't use the SOAP services. Does someone know how to ...
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Get the template File from an Infopath Library via Webservice

I am trying to create a new Document in an Infopath library in a SharePoint 2010 Server. It worked quite well when trying to do the job via WebPart (server side). var mySpSite = ...
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Set a date in an InfoPath form to null

I'm trying to write an InfoPath form from code. I'm working with the xml of a form, and when I write a date it gives me no error but when I open the form in SharePoint and click on Save, it says that ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 WorkFlow is not able to read all the column values

So quick run through of what is going on so far and the environment set in place. Number of Environments: 2 Environment Details: Dev: One front end server, One App Server, One SQL Server, ...
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The item is currently locked for editing & Open Task button not disappearing in InfoPath

I have an InfoPath form that submits to a SharePoint 2010 Library. It has promoted fields which can be edited by SharePoint. Basically, someone gets assigned an approval task via workflow, they then ...
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How to add custom values to a people or group field

I created a list that maintains personnel information and completed training. I use a Person or Group column to prevent misspelled names and future expansion for a workflow. I need to maintain ...
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Reading cells from excelsheet into info path code behind

We have an excel sheet that we would need to read cells from in the info path code behind. This excel sheet has data validations, due to which we would not be able to use excel services (web service) ...
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Select A Document from a SharePoint Document Library in an InfoPath Form

When setting up a Data Connection to a SharePoint document library in InfoPath there is no option to select the "name" field. This means that I cannot populate a drop down where users can select the ...
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Why does the People Picker disappear on an InfoPath Form Web Part when data is loaded?

I have an InfoPath form that is accessed through a web part on a SharePoint page. When viewing the form without any data loaded, the People Pickers are visible. However, I am using a query string ...
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Import specific row column values into sharepoint list fileds based on a field value in the sharepoint list

I have a SharePoint list (Service List) and an excel document (all registered customers) in the same SharePoint 2010. The Customer list excel document has customer no, location, address, phone number ...
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Restrict user from filling infopath form more than 1 time for a month

I have created an infopath form which has dropdown of months. If a user fills in the form, he should not be able to fill it again for the current month. How do I restrict user from having multiple ...
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Check if site uses custom Infopath forms and workflows using powershell

I have to scan my SharePoint environment to check how many of the sites have custom Infopath forms and Workflows (OOB or SPDesigner). I am planning to use PowerShell to scan my sites/subsites. Do ...
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Setting an Infopath default value for Edit view

I've got a list with some repeating data, which is based on this tutorial http://salnikan.wordpress.com/2013/10/16/inserting-multiple-list-items-at-once-into-a-sharepoint-list/. Basically, the user ...
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Disable editing in infopath form after validation - SP 2013 - Infopath 2013

I would like to know please how to disable editing on the lines of a infopath form SharePoint after completed all required fields form and do not disable the lines of the entire list Thanks
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How do I see individual field names for a data connetion created from an XML file

I have the following CAML template: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <Batch OnError="Continue"> <Method ID="1" Cmd="New"> <Field Name='Title'></Field> ...
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How to validate multiple fields with c# custom code on button click before submitting

My main goal here is to pop up a validation box that lists which fields have not been populated(still empty) before allowing the user to submit. I know you can use the method built into InfoPath but ...
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Retrieve data from a list with formatting in Infopath 2013

How to retrieve data from Multi-Line Text Box with formatting in Infopath 2013 form ? I have column named "Body of the Mail" of type "Multiple lines of text" in a list. When I open the list form ...
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InfoPath 2013 data connection error message

A developer has created an InfoPath form (Designer 2013), the form has some custom code behind the scenes, it also has 2 drop down option boxes that connect to a list on a SharePoint 2013 site. When ...
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The following location is not accessible, because it is in a different site collection: [infoPathFilePath].xsn

I am using sharepoint 2010. We have webApplicationA. On this webapplication I have stored a infopath form in the FormServerTemplates library. This is the url of this xsn file: ...
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Populate field in a form depending on value on another from database in SP2010

I have a List with three fields, all three text boxes. The first field is an ID, which when populated needs to trigger a DB query to pull corresponding title and description from a table in SQL Server ...
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Custom rule on an InfoPath control

I am creating a SharePoint list form through InfoPath. The form is a request form where the visitors can key in their various requests. I have one of the fields i.e. Status of the request. Now what ...
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Infopath Form adds #sideNavBox - Tried hiding via Embed/Snippet

I created an Infopath form and it displays the .ms-verticalAlignTop style to the left of the form. This essentially 'pushes' the form webpart to the right off-centered with a blank area to the left ...
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Get the Manager Name of mutliple users selected from people picker field or in sharepoint workflow

I have one Person or group type of column called "Requestor" in my sharepoint list which allowed multiple selections[It can be input only one user or multi-user], now my intention is to do lookup for ...
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I want to design a form like this and i store the value in the list inside the SharePoint site

I want to design a form like this using SharePoint designer or InfoPath and if i enter the value in the form that need to be stored in the list. Can anyone guide me how to achieve this.
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Display all content from a repeating section with fields

I've got a slightly complex InfoPath 2007 form that will act as a web page for my users. The customer has set a requirement that there be a basic form of a "comments" section in the page, such that ...
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Sharepoint list editing

I created an infopath form for sharepoint list. one column is a staus drop down. the item can be edited one time by a user with contribute permission (usually changing status), but when they want to ...
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Infopath 2007 Form wont submit email while on browser. Sharepoint 2007

We've been having an issue with our Sharepoint 2007 server. We have a form that get's data from the user and when submitted it sends out an email. Them form works while it's being opened thru infopath ...
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Automatically update InfoPath Form fields(Design) when a new Column is created in SharePoint list?

I have a scenario to automatically update the Infopath form(List Form Customized) fields(Field Name and Control) when ever a new Column is created in the SharePoint list. Is it possible to do this? ...
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what happens if I change the values of a list that is used as dropdownlist in an infopath form?

I want to know what happens in the next scenario: I got a dropdownlist that comes from a list in sharepoint with the values 1,2,3 and I fill many forms with this data, then I delete this values from ...
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Infopath Print preview from javascript

The InfoPath Ribbon has a 'Print Preview' button. When this button is clicked InfoPath pops up the print view for the current page that is selected from the print settings. Is there a way to add a ...
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how to change a form library item name on load without code behind?

I need to change he name of the items added to a form library with a formula I got and I need to do it with infopath rules, is it possible? and how? for example if I create a new item the name ...
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Infopath license for Document information panel

I have a very short question, but cannot find anything about it on the internet. In a project we need to adjust the document information panel of several word templates. At this moment they have ...
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how to create cascading dropdownlists inside repeating group in infopath?

I have two dropdownlists that get their data from lists in a sharepoint site, I want to convert them into cascading dropdownlists but all my effort is useless, I got my dropdownlists in a repeating ...
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InfoPath submission gives error

I am working on the infopath form. Whenever I try to submit the form I get the following error: The form cannot be submitted to the following location: form url There is a problem with the Web ...
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SharePoint Custom Reference Number

I made an InfoPath form for users to complete and submit on a SharePoint page. I added a custom reference code which seemed to work but now skips numbers very randomly and has even duplicated a ...