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 to Auto-Generate Filenames for InfoPath Forms in SharePoint 2013 Form Library?

I have created a Form Library in SharePoint 2013. When I create new Item in this library it asks me for a name. I need a way to generate that name dynamically. I searched the net and found a blog: ...
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Comparing data in two text fields

I have two text boxes which compares the value in one text box with other. Assume Text Box 1 has value as 1234 and Text Box 2 has value 12345,123,12346. Now I will be graying out the text box 1 by ...
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Is it possible to link/sync 2 SharePoint lists together (that are being used as forms for users to fill out)

IS it possible to link or sync 2 SharePoint lists together - more specifically I'm using the SharePoint lists for fillable forms, so if a user clicks "new Item" it pops open a form I made in InfoPath ...
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Infopath - get user properties (e-mail, department.. ) from a people picker - other than current user

I've tried to follow this link http://blogs.technet.com/b/anneste/archive/2011/11/02/how-to-create-an-infopath-form-to-auto-populate-data-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx to get user properties, but I only get ...
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Infopath 2010 Submit Button issue

I have a serious problem with the Infopath 2010 List form i deployed recently. Every time I edit a previously filled form, it creates a new Infopath 2010 form . How can I restrict the creation of ...
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Using InfoPath form for custom content type (derived from Task)

I have Task library in which consists of several custom content types (all of them derived from Tasks content type.) For each custom content type I need to create form in InfoPath. How to assign those ...
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Cascading Lookup columns

I have a project where I need to create a form. In that form I have several columns. The columns that I have questions about are assignment category Assignment type I have questions because the ...
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column formula help

I've asked a question a couple days ago, wich gave me the answer =IF( OR(INT(A)+INT(B)+INT(C) = 3, INT(A)+INT(B)+INT(C) = 0), "Accepted", "Not Accepted" ) But that only works if they have to fill ...
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Attaching workflow to a custom form web part

I don't have access to InfoPath. I am making a custom web part with a basic form having 4 fields and a submit button. I want to start a workflow when user presses submit button? Can I do this in my ...
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How to show/hide columns using info path, based if the login user is inside a SharePoint security group or not

I have the following form inside my SharePoint 2013 Issue tracking tool, which I edited using info path:- But I want to hide the last three columns , unless the login user is inside a SharePoint ...
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InfoPath form web part breaks SharePoint branding

I found that adding an InfoPath form web part to a page broke a lot of the custom branding we have added to our site. Inspecting the html, I noticed that a second reference to core.css had been added ...
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Infopaht form: once repeating table is created, how can i add display rows to be default?

I created the repeating table with two rows display initially, but i would like to have 5 rows instead. How can I fix it?
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Limit user to fill a Infopath list

I have create a list in Infopath and published it in SharePoint. I want to limit users to fill in this list just once. How can I do this? I have Nintex if it's necessary to write a workflow.
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How to switch view programmatically with Infopath 2010 on a button click

I want to switch view in an Infopath form after a button click. I tried that but didn't work : public void BTN_Clicked(object sender, ClickedEventArgs e) { ...
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set permission on infopath views base on sharepoint groups

I've customized my newitem.aspx of my list with infoPath in share point 2010 with 4 views and now I want to set permission on each view base on share point groups how can I do it?
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Workflow issues with submitting SharePoint Email

I am a novice sharepoint user and I have worked on a team that has created a sharepoint list that we are using to process requests. We have a built-in workflow that is designed to send users an email ...
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Infopath cannot generate a form template for the sharepoint list - warning message received across the site

I am receiving the below error when trying to customise form in list. I could edit the list in infopath before but now I am receiving this error. I created a new list in the same site to check if its ...
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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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Why some cells in Infopath 2013 does't change of color?

I have some cells in a table in Infopath that once changed the background color persists this color even if I turn it off, I try to change their color but I couldn't. any style guide that help me to ...
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Multiple values column change breaks form in Sharepoint 2013

I need to be able to sort a lookup column. I made this possible by unchecking the "allow multiple values" option in list settings, however now I cannot edit existing entries in the list. When I try ...
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keeping infopath after an update

I have heard that they are no longer going to use InfoPath in sharepoint. I have numerous InfoPath forms I was just wondering how that would affect them with upgrading. My thinking is I won't be able ...
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Error while creating data connection using XML Document in InfoPath

Referring to this post http://blogs.msdn.com/b/infopath/archive/2007/01/15/populating-form-data-from-sharepoint-list-views.aspx I am trying to create an XML Document data connection using a URL but ...
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Hide InfoPath 2010 section on display of a filled out form if no fields in that section were filled

When a person clicks on a list item, I'd like to hide a section of the form if no fields were filled out. So, for instance, if we had a travel request form and the person didn't fill out anything for ...
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Infopath 2013 repeating section or table

I have a repeating table and section. I want to be able to grab that information from the repeating table and add it to my SharePoint list. It seems that I can only get the first row to show up in ...
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How to create a form where the information on the XSN file cannot be changed after sent or saved?

Can I create a form where all data become static after saved or sent, and not available to be alteration on the filled data for the creator or anyone else either? Besides, all non filled fields must ...
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InfoPath getting the ID not the value I configured in lookup field

I have two lists setup: Office: only has title field LOB Manager: has responsible person and a lookup column to the Office list. The office lookup in LOB Manager is configured to use the Title ...
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Library to house lists used to create dependent drop downs in InfoPath

I am trying to create a dependent drop down list in a new InfoPath form. The best way I found is to create lists in SharePoint and reference those with a filter option. I have created those lists ...
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How do I create a approval workflow for an infopath list

I have created a form using infopath which currently sends the contents as an email when the submit button is pushed. How would I integrate an approval workflow with this form, so that when the ...
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how to implement an infopath form which contains varying number of items

In our corporation we have a paper form which is filled by parents. For example a father should write different specifications about himself, and name and birth date of his family. Obviously he can ...
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How can people submit a form but not have access to full list?

We have a form that does all the things that stated in the blog below: Form closes and thanks individual for submission User gets an email to a link to their application Approver gets an email to ...
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Compare text box value with drop down list values

I need to compare the value in a text box to values in a separate drop-down list box. for instance if the value in the text is username and this value does not exist in the drop-down, then disable the ...
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Infopath : Textbox Limiting characters

I have never created/worked on Infopath 2010 . I want to create a infopath form with 3 textbox . I should be able to validate the 1st textbox , 1.if the characters are more than 65 then start filling ...
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Infopath to Sharepoint: Create multiple list items from a date range?

I have a request from a client to create a SharePoint/InfoPath form that has Start Date and End Date fields. Their request is that when submitted it will make a separate entry for each day in the ...
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Infopath form removing multiple spaces from url

I have a repeating section that displays an URL on an infopath form built from a list. Currently it displays URL with the spaces in it. I want to replace those spaces with a %20 to make them link ...
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How to set the infopath dialog window default size to maxmize.?

I have a list InfoPath form, when I click on "add new item" the InfoPath form opens in a very small window. I want to set InfoPath form dialog window to maximize size. Could you please help me to ...
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Binding multiple users to people picker control Infopath code behind

Hi I am using infopath 2010, in code behind we are getting some users from external data source. Now we want to bind these users to a people picker control. meaning if i open the form and i clicked on ...
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Collect data from SharePoint and make from that a report

I want to create a report , the data source will be a SharePoint list . I tried to use the PowerBI (unfortunately , its configuration is not going so well) , then I thought about Excel (a combination ...
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Set values in repeating table fields programmatically

I have some logic which calculated a list of dates that are to be displayed in the repeating table. The repeating table structure is as shown in the image: The code that I have used to set data in ...
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How to add List item using javascript with anonymus access in SharePoint Online?

I have a public site and I want to add a 'Subscribe Us' box to it, where anonymous users will enter there email addresses. This address will be added to a list and workflows should trigger emails. ...
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Infopath Form and SharePoint lists

Ive spent just about all of my day doing what should be simple i think. I have a drop down list (list1) in an infopath 2010 form that pulls from a SharePoint list. How do I filter another SharePoint ...
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Send automated mail using Infopath 2010 from SharePoint 2010?

I have designed an infopath form and deployed as a document template on a SharePoint document library. Now, it has to send an automated email whenever Field value(selected/unselected) changes. Is ...
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Save the Infopath 2010 Form to SharePoint 2010?

I have designed an Infopath 2010 Form and published as Document Template of the library. Now, Whenever I try to add a new Document on the Library, it loads the Infopath however if I click on Save, it ...
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Need help with Infopath Number type

I need to add "Version" to my form but the Number type is giving me trouble. I need to RESTRICT entry to AT LEAST 3 characters (as in 2.0) but no more than 5 characters (99.99). How do I do this?
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Deleting a SharePoint Infopath column leads to Workflow status page giving error

I deleted a column in my InfoPath sharepoint list form, and now when I try and visit the "Workflows" status page from any list item it throws an exception. the logs show this: ...
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How to Hide sections of InfoPath form based on Group membership

I need to Hide "Sections" of InfoPath form using SharePoint or AD group membership (either is fine). How can I achieve this? InfoPath 2010 in SharePoint 2010
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Infopath 2013 hide ribbons

I published an infopath form to my list. I want to hide the edit ribbon as shown below. but unfortunately when I hide ribbon using Form Options in Infopath 2013, my Rich Text Field named as Body ...
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InfoPath 2010 “New Item” is opening my Edit Item view

I migrated my InfoPath 2010 list to a new site collection. Now when a user selects "New Item" it opens my Read Only view. How do I reset this?
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How to embed an <a href> tag (which includes ") into a Field in InfoPath 2010

I want my View of a SharePoint InfoPath list field URL to show JUST a description, (e.g. an ID value of "23501") in the column exposed. Right now if I use a Text field it shows the entire URL and is ...
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Best way to validate infopath form - specific scenario

I have this infopath form with 8 fields named: Field1 Field2 Field3 Field4 etc. How should I go to validate the form in a way that I cannot have duplicate values on those fields. I cannot use ...
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Sharepoint Webservice get another user's phone number?

I'm developing an Infopath form. I'd like to only use a webservice if possible. Of course with code I can tap right into AD. But not what I need for this project. I'm looking around I've check out ...