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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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: System....
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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 code-...
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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 ...
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How to set people picker to readonly in infopath?

I am using sharepoint 2013. At one list I have implemented my custom edit page in infopath. I am using some sections and some rules. I would like to set a people picker field to readonly but I cannot ...
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Converting Infopath 2007 to Infopath 2014

We are migrating from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Online 2013. We have some InfoPath 2007 forms we would like to migrate. Any suggested way to approach these? Have not tried but what happens if you ...
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InfoPath Formula Generate Number

I am creating a PO form workflow, and part of the PO form will need to have a unique number assigned to it. Currently we have concatenated the date to one long number, i.e. 20130920152333, but we ...
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Repeating table bound to secondary data source: can't add columns and rows

I'm trying to create a form (in a form library) that updates multiple lists using InfoPath. I have a media inventory list that contains: Media Type Total Discs Available Min. Discs Threshold ...
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My workflow is only kicking off an email to the first approver of a two level approver workflow

I am using the example from Laura Rogers book, Infopath Step By Step. I have built my form and Workflow identical to hers (so I thought) Here is the workflow: Step 1 Set Variable: FormLink to <...
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Query on InfoPath data storage

I have a query on InfoPath 2013 forms. I have designed an InfoPath 2013 form where there are large number of fields (controls) where data would reside, like text-boxes, drop-down, etc. My concern is, ...
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Infopath querying secondary datasource based on fields in main data connection

So based on a field in my form, i want to execute a sql query when that field changes. Ive set up the data connection, but as far as i can see, the connection is static and there is no way to ...
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Adding javascript to a new form in a form Library

How do i add javascript to the form library new form, since i published infopath form as default form page. I am using sharepoint 2013 and infopath 2013 to customize the form. Is there any way to ...
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Update InfoPath Form Field From SharePoint List

I am building a form where we have one field which changes every month. Users using the form can't edit this, but obviously those will full control can. I have set the default value in the list ...
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InfoPath Unique datetime with milliseconds as field

Currently I am using concat(substring(now(), 1, 4), substring(now(), 6, 2), substring(now(), 9, 2), substring(now(), 12, 2), substring(now(), 15, 2), substring(now(), 18, 2)) to get a unique ticket ...
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Change “Select” choice in dropdown list to not a choice

I have a drop down list field and it's a required field, but I don't want the select default choice to be a choice. How do I accomplish this in Infopath?
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What does the error message “The source query parameter is not valid” mean?

I have an InfoPath form I am publishing to a SharePoint forms library. It is actually a copy of a form that I am trying to modify slightly and deploy in another location. The form has several views ...
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Can code or workflow remove item level permissions, then return them back to what they once were?

I have an InfoPath 2007 form that has SPD 2007 workflow attached that uses Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities from codeplex to grant item level permissions. Another requirement is ...
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Infopath and Active Directory

I have an evaluation form that I am building in infopath. How this form is going to be used is. The manager will fill out the form and then an entire workflow behind it. What i want to do is in the ...