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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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My browser enabled Infopath form does not open in my browser

We have created a simple form in Infopath and have published it in a new library on our Sharepoint site. When we navigate to the library and click "Add Document" we get an error saying: This form ...
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infopath > How to make sure there is an attachment

Creating a resume upload form where user must upload attachment. On submit button I want to disable submit button if attachments is not present? I added Attachments is not present and this seems to be ...
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Created a Local Infopath form but need to attached to a SP List

I created a local InfoPath 2010 form. On the submit option I see doc lib. But I need to attached this form to a list. How is it done?
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Automated update of SharePoint List from .csv file

Our company wishes to keep an updated SharePoint List of our current customers for use in a InfoPath form. Our ERP system is capable of exporting this on a timer job to a certain location (i.e. a ...
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Do it right the first time > Infopath Info

Okay, I have seen many variation of infopath form designing method. From SP list > directly design a form (bad idea for deploying to multiple sites or farm). What is the good approach to utilize in ...
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Customize NewDocSet.aspx form?

I need to customize the form that appears when users create a new document set. It's stored as “NewDocSet.aspx” under “_layouts”, which I can’t access. Is altering that file really the only way to get ...
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Infopath 2007 form ID not working

I have a legacy Infopath solution(2007/Moss) created by someone else that's not working correctly. There is an ID field that's supposed to display in the form during data entry - it displays NaN ...
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Moving Infopath form from dev to QC

I developed an infopath form in dev and it's ready to be moved to QC. How do I do that? I tried opening it with infopath designer and did not see any option to change the main data connection to qc ...
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Infopath > If select No boolean only then make comments field mandatory

Okay, I need to make the comments field in infopath form required only if they select "Reject" a Boolean field. How is it possible?
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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 > adding Columns > Yes/No or drop down

I created an InfoPath form for policy acceptance. Initially I set a column in the list as boolean (Yes/No) whether users accept or denied the policy. But now the business unit wants a third category ...
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How to increase the web service timeout to a larger value so that publishing a large infopath form to SharePoint library can be successful?

Currently, publishing of large SharePoint Form library may result in 'Updating Content Type Failed' message. According to this article, it mention that increasing the web service timeout to larger ...
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Users with Full Control Only See their forms in library

I have create four different permissions groups for my form library. Users: Which have Contribute Privileges Admin: Which have Contribute Privileges Approver: Which Have Approver Privileges Owner: ...
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Cannot publish my InfoPath form in SharePoint 2007 any more

When I was publish my InfoPath form to my SharePoint 2007, it give me the following error: updating the content type failed I went though a search and many of the search return (Microsoft Forum, ...
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GetProfile webservice not working

I was using a data connection called GetProfile to get some users data. From yesterday I am getting a below error “The settings for one or more data connections in your form are defined in a data ...
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Perceive data from InfoPath Form Field before triggering Workflow

is there any possibilty to pull data from an InfoPath Form into my workflow before it is basically started? Since i want to compare a field (which is later stored as a list item) if there has been ...
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Form load options in Infopath designer 2007

In Infopath designer 2007, where do I find “Form Load” Options (like the one which is present in Data connections in infopath designer 2010). please Indicate the location.
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Create template with barcode and using data from other site collection?

I have problem with creating template document in SharePoint Online (Office 365). I want to create doc with barcode and data from other site collection. I’ll try to put the field Bar Code in template ...
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Are there limitation set for the number of rules for InfoPath form used in SharePoint Library?

I have a number of rules that I set for my InfoPath form. These rules are activate when either the form is load or a certain flags have change. After I am done with the InfoPath form, I usually ...
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Get infopath XML content from Form Library using Client Object model and CEWP

I am using infopath to design my form and collect information from user in that form and submitting it in SharePoint Form library. Every thing was working good, Now my client wants me query for data ...
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Infopath Publishing Issues

I published an Infopath 2007 form with custom code(which have no errors) on central admin like one day back and till now it shows its status as “upgrading” on central admin. I don’t know like why ...
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What can cause (almost) all views on a SharePoint document library to lose all of their filter conditions?

My particular instance of this problem occured such that all but two of our document library views, and all connected web part pages lost their view filters. Detailed data points below. SharePoint ...
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Use REST to sum a column?

I want to retrieve items from a SharePoint list using REST, and then sum one of the columns. I'm brand new to REST, and didn't see a way to do this on MSDN. Is it possible to sum a column in a REST ...
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SharePoint 2010 FBA InfoPath access denied to webservice

I have a SharePoint 2010 web application using Claims based authentication. Anonymous access enabled Windows authentication enabled, integrated Windows authentication, NTLM Forms Based ...
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System.Net.WebException: The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized

Here is my Scenario : Its for SharePoint 2007 environment I have a Form Library where the InfoPath form with Managed code is deployed. I have a Custom approval Workflow attached to this form. the ...
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Infopath 2007 Form with SQL Query should fill rows in repeating table

OK, I am trying something I think should be simple and I am messing up somewhere. I want to query a table in SQL. I am doing it in the code here to clarify my question. I am receiving data back and ...
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Change the default “Name” column in a Form Library

Is it possible to change the default "Name" column that is created in a form library. One method I saw is creating a content type that inherits from this column. Could someone provide instructions on ...
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Extract Infopath View

Is there a way to extract an infopath view through SharePoint? Right now, I'm using promoted fields to generate an email, but it would be great if I could just pull the whole view into an email.
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Cannot Create Custom InfoPath Form on my list

I am trying to add a custom InfoPath form on a list which uses one of my custom content types. However, attempting to do so throws this complaint: "Customizing the form for this content type is not ...
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How to Query a Form Library in SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2010 Form Library that will have multiple documents. I have one form that will be feeding/creating each of these documents. Essentially, I need to have one document per each ...
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InfoPath Form Naming Methods

I want to know some different methods of naming your InfoPath forms when they are submitted. The current problem we are experiencing in our office is that the File Name of the form is a concatenation ...
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more than one attachment field

We are planning to retire one of our old fashion tools and currently evaluating Sharepoint 2010. in our current tool, we have 3 different attachment sections two of which are visible to customer, and ...
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Infopath Form Load rules not working

I have publish a Infopath form (2010) into a SharePoint 2007 server library. I notice that the rules that I set on the Infopath form seem to be not working. When I open the Infopath form and select ...
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FormsService UploadFormTemplate Method throws Access denied error

I'm trying to programmatically upload an forms template from web application to Central admin. Basically i'm trying to perform "Upload Form Template" functionality in infopath forms services using the ...
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Infopath admin approved forms at Site Collection level

I have created an Infopath Form which has some custom C# Code written. Since this form contains code it has to be an admin approved form and hence I need to go to central admin -> upload template and ...
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Workflow and Associated Task Form Names

I have question regarding the InfoPath Forms that autogenerated by the Workflow Tasks. I was wondering if it is possible to give these forms more meaingful names. The current problem example: If I ...
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InfoPath Dynamic Hyperlink?

I've created a field in a SharePoint list to hold a URL. The catch is that the URL in this field gets updated by InfoPath as the user sets other fields within the list. By the time the user gets to ...
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SPServices to retrieve the last record of repeated section data inside Sharepoint library

I have a Infopath that contain 2 fields which I put it as a repeating section as shown in the picture below (for the time being - please ignore the error) How do I retrieve the last record of a ...
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InfoPath Error: Still getting “Only Positive Integers Allowed”

Getting the following InfoPath error: Only Positive Integers Allowed Error: Followed following suggestion (well, my 2nd dropdown was already like below) and made sure it's like below. But still ...
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Infopath: querying a data source via web services

I am getting this error after publishing the form. However, no error is given when I do a preview in the infopath. Please suggest. An error occurred querying a data source. Click OK to resume ...
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Is there a way to determine viability of Infopath Fields based on a Sharepoint list?

The idea is, to have a form in which only certain users can see one field. We would have a locked down list that held the UserID's of those who can see the field, and the form would look that up. So ...
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InfoPath 2010 Form / SharePoint 2010 List

I've been given an interesting project where I need to have a set of 3 forms as a readiness checklist for a software go-live event. I have approximately 200 offices that need to fill out forms of ...
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Auto populated infopath form based on current user

I have 2 questions Is there a way to auto populate a infopath based on current user. (i.e. Title, First name, last name, address, city, tx, zip, email address, phone number) Is there a way to auto ...
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Force InfoPath to open in browser, from Tasks Hyperlink

My project team has created an InfoPath form for gathering information related to IT requests. In the workflow we have created "Collect data from user" tasks. When the user clicks on the hyperlink ...
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InfoPath Workflow; GroupID, Error Message: Group cannot be found

I have created an InfoPath form workflow in designer. It is a simple workflow which uses the "Collect data from user" task. It requires that the user supply a choice: "Approve" or "Reject", and select ...
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Does SharePoint Enterprise Search indexes attached documents in InfoPath Form?

Does SharePoint Enterprise Search indexes attached documents in InfoPath Form ? I want to search attached document content and name, is it possible ? Well, as per my knowledge, SharePoint Enterprise ...
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How to programmatically read the contents of InfoPath form?

I have form with data in repeating table. I need to use the object model to read the contents and display it on a webpart. Is it possible? Can any of you help me?
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How to merge InfoPath forms? [closed]

I have a set of forms having some information in repeating table... I need to merge these forms and view it in a single page... Is it possible?
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Infopath forms permissions

I am concerned about custom infopath forms and its permissions. If I am customizing a form for data entry in a list, there is a form for new, edit, view. Who can see those forms? The same permissions ...
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Hiding Ribbon on List Item Custom Form

I am using InfoPath to create a custom form when users add items to a list. I am using views and my own submit button so I don't want the ribbon to be visible. How to hide it? Thanks