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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Visual Studio 2012 and VSTA and SharePoint; and InfoPath

I hope this is enough for you to help me... I've got an older development environment with SharePoint 2010 SP1 installed on a web server and an app server in a very simple farm (SQL instance on a 3rd ...
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Event Receiver Infopath

How to reference and update a field in InfoPath using the event receiver in the form library in which the form is submitted to? How do you reference InfoPath document and a get a value(update it) in ...
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Odd behavior on multiline textbox when is set to expand to show all the text

I have encountered an odd behavior, I have designed a form with infopath 2013 I have a multiline rich textbox which I have set the scrolling option to Expand to show all the text, when I enter a long ...
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Infopath slow on load because of data connection to a large list

In InfoPath preview mode everything is fine, data connection on the list of 15000 items is populating dropdown menu based on a filter(I am only looking for two rows so filtering is implanted). Once ...
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Unable to submit infopath 2010 form - Issue with just one user

We have a infopath for that submits data to a form library. The form works just fine for all the team members but one user is unable to submit the same. The root cause of this issue is that the ...
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Disable maintaining scroll position in SharePoint Infopath form

Is there a way to disable the function that maintains the scroll position in a SharePoint InfoPath browser form? I have navigational buttons at the bottom of each form. When I use them to navigate ...
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Infopath form template populate with data from selected list item in SharePoint 2013

I'm relatively new to SharePoint and Infopath. I am currently working on a small SharePoint project that keeps a record of customer data. I have created a custom list and assigned a custom content ...
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Incrementing a sequence letters in a repeating table infoPath

Does anyone know if it is possible to auto-generate bullet lettering in a repeating table? I have fields being numbered sequentially using a calculated value in a text box, but each row would need ...
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Check if checkbox is check and concat value of it

I'm trying to go thru many checkboxes and get the value of each one. There is more than 30 checkboxes in InfoPath, Each textbox has data type string and has a value so when the checkbox is getting ...
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SharePoint 2013 - InfoPath - Workflow

is it possible to skip the InfoPath Form, when the Workflow starts? Thanks in advance! LG Gazza
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Why is the date field throwing out an access denied error?

We have an InfoPath 2010 form with a Date field. When attempting to choose a date, an Access Denied error pops up for anyone without Admin privileges. Why is this happening and how can we fix it?
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Deleting an Orphaned Info-path Item in browser based infoPath form Library in SharePoint 2010

We have an orphaned info path item in form library. There is no record of that item when we open in the explorer view. While trying to delete it using power shell, an error is occurred saying - access ...
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How do I show a calculated field along the same baseline as preceeding text?

I am new to infopath and so I may be missing something obvious... I have a combo box with sample data, and a calculated formula which binds to the value of that combo box. There is text before the ...
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2007 Infopath URLs embedded in Word document

We will be using Word documents to point to our 2007 InfoPath Forms Library. This forms library is using InfoPath as the client application >> Advanced Settings >> "Opening browser-enabled documents" ...
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Event Receiver Infopath Submission

I have a request that the permissions inheritance(library to item) in the InfoPath form library should NOT to be broken. So what I am looking for is that the submitter group that has a read access ...
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Event Receiver and Infopath based coloumns

An event receiver on an InfoPath library works only when updating columns that are not created by propagating values from Infopath(). In code below "change" is a regular lib. column and ...
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How to make a SharePoint 2010 picture button work in the Read Only view of a list item

I am creating a custom form in SharePoint 2010. I also have access to InfoPath 2010 and SharePoint Designer 2010. In the form I am building, I have control buttons which will activate or deactivate ...
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Infopath form - Ensuring unique values

I am creating an Info Path form which has a very basic survey. The user has to select the priority from 1 to 10. For this i am using text boxes at the end of each question and user needs to manually ...
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Hide certain characters in Sharepoint people picker field

I have a people picker field that is supposed to pull the current user of the infopath form's name and so far it works fine, but when exported to excel it also pulls in some extraneous characters that ...
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Infopath form doesnt close on attaching files [duplicate]

I have an infopath form with attachment control on it. When I share the infopath form using Share option in Office 365 SharePoint site, email is sent to the user. When the user opens the infopath ...
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InfoPath error, “The Soap message cannot be parsed”. Risks editing the execution timeout?

So i just ran into the problem with an InfoPath form for a list with over 60 columns and over 3000+ list items that can't be deployed to the server because "The Soap message cannot be parsed". I've ...
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Infopath form doesn't close

I have an Infopath form and published to the forms library and a workflow running on the forms library. I want to send an email to the user with the link to the Infopath form. I tried current items ...
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sharepoint infopath using icomparer - icomparer fires various times

I need to sort repeating items in an infopath form, for that I use an Icomparer with a xpathNavigator and it works if it is used out of the event receivers, when I try to use it in an event receiver ...
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InfoPath table calculated column: simplifying conditional statements

I have a table in SharePoint using InfoPath where I would like to have a Calculated column with a conditional formula based on the values of another column. I have a formula that works: ...
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Replace dropdown with a user search

We have a requirement that I'm hoping can be met by Infowise Ultimate forms. I'm setting up a system that allows users to request project sites. I've imported a list of Accounts from our Dynamic CRM ...
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InfoPath filler client not opening

My comapny is using IE9, and some users have access to Mozilla (not many). The environment is Office 2010 with Sharepoint 2013 Standard license. Infopath Filler 2010 and Designer 2010 are on the ...
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MOSS 2007 and infopath forms. How to deploy InfoPath form to everyones mysite? Please guide me

Can anyone point me towards a guide on how to deploy forms to mysite, I would like to be able to produce a set of forms that everyone can use from there mysite.. I have managed to deploy forms to a ...
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Open InfoPath 2007 C# Form without .NET 1.1

I have a Form Library in SharePoint 2007 where users can add new documents by filling out an InfoPath 2007 form. Up to now these Forms have been customized with JScript but now i want to migrate to C# ...
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How to create custom form with list view

I got requirement from one of my customer to develop a form having relation between list and library in addition one list item having multiple relations/items in the library so. The customer require ...
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Error on opening Infopath form in SharePoint document library

One of my user wants to edit the InfoPath form and enter some data. When she is trying to open the InfoPath form she is encountering below error. How can I over come this issue?
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? User cannot access Initiation form for Sharepoint 2010 workflow

I've created a workflow for a Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise Infopath FOrms library. Even with the default initiation form, a user with full control permissions on the library gets the following error ...
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InfoPath form field text outside field border

Not sure if InfoPath issues are addressed much in this community but since it's SharePoint connected, I wanted to ask the following... We have an InfoPath form that submits/posts to a SharePoint ...
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Ensure Title of Rich Box Control is on the same page when printing or saving as PDF

Here's a problem we've been struggling with for awhile: We are automating a report so that instead of using offline Microsoft Word forms, users will fill out an InfoPath 2013 web-form to populate ...
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Revision of form creates new document with new title, looking to auto-delete original document

We have an InfoPath 2010 form published on SharePoint 2013 which faculty uses at the end of year to submit budget forms. Once the form is populated and submitted the template creates a title affixing ...
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How to make a duplicate infopath document library for Sharepoint 2007

I have a infopath form. I publish this infopath form to my sharepoint 2007 site. This result in a infopath document library created in my sharepoint 2007 site. After sometime, I have some documents in ...
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Can't create Custom Action in Display Form Ribbon when using InfoPath form?

I have a SharePoint list which uses InfoPath forms. I've created a Custom Action on SharePoint Designer for that list, located on the Display Form Ribbon, but when I go to view an item there is no ...
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Error occured querying a Data Source Error ID 5566

I have a SharePoint Foundation 2010 sight which uses an InfoPath form. The form has a UDC connection file to my company's active directory. On form load a field populates with the user's PreferredName ...
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How to format Infopath email

I administer a Sharepoint 2010 website, where we have a contact form built in Infopath 2010. Once the form is submitted, the form is copied into the body of an email and sent out. Now to my problem: ...
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Create list definition for Forms

I need to create in a sandbox solution a list definition and list instance. I want to add to it a Content Type which will have a parent CT "Form". When I create a "Form Library" and add this CT to it, ...
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Query string issues

I have created an InfoPath from with two columns. ColumnA is a drop down field and ColumnB is text field. Now I would like to have a query string like this ...
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Can we add repeating table for infopath SharePoint list template

Is it possible to add a repeating table to an existing infopath SharePoint list form template. If so how can we add please provide the steps to add. Need to add Group under my Fields in Main data ...
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Add a new group under my:sharepointlistitem_rw with simple data type as repeating selected

Can we add a repeating table for a SharePoint list template in Infopath. If so how can we add a group with simple data type selecting repeating section under my:sharepointlistitems_rw for a existing ...
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InfoPath cannot submit the form; an error occured while the form was being submitted;

....The form cannot be submitted to the following location; This thread is already in the background processing mode. I have the above message come up intermittently after I try and submit a form ...
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How to verify the data after submitting infopath form

I was trying to verify the data submitted from an InfoPath form, which is added to a list item. I want to use the data submitted and some other data form other list to do some calculation. I want to ...
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How do I send data to a list form from a SharePoint page

I have a page that displays data from several lists and has links to a list form which open in a modal popup. I need to send some data to the form to be displayed on the form. Is there a way I can do ...
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InfoPath: How to create a field which is not saved as a SharePoint column?

I've got a SharePoint 2010 list, with an associated InfoPath form. On this InfoPath form, I've got a TextBox control, "myAlert", that is used purely for displaying a validation message by way of Rules ...
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Is there a way to prompt an email send from sharepoint from a checkbox selection in infopath?

I have created a form that when submitted the status changes from blank form to submitted I would like to send an automated email when they submit it. Giving them direction for the next steps in the ...
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Sharepoint 2007: How to use default ID as value in a field?

I have a fully customized SharePoint form by Infopath, I'm using a customized button to perform the submission. I need to make the file name(or Name column) to be 'AAA1', 'AAA2', 'AAA3' and so on. I ...
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Infopath Form Cost field cuts off trailing zeros after decimal point

I'm having difficulty with a field in my form. I have it set up as a text box with a data type of Decimal (double) and Currency symbol $ english (Australia) with 2 decimal places. All works fine ...
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InfoPath Designer to customize SharePoint list form

When we use InfoPath Designer to customize SharePoint list form (new/edit/display) and then publish, does it uses the InfoPath Form Services or it just updates the XML file for the list form?