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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Infopath button e-mail

I built an infopath button to send an email to a specified user. We want to show the current item name in the subject of the email. I worked with formulas like "current(item)" or "strFilename" but i ...
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System.ArgumentException: Invalid field name

We are encountering an error while activating features for info-path form on site collection. Earlier it was working fine but when we deactivate InfoPath feature on site collection and try to activate ...
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InfoPath doesn't show buttons if you click only on view item

I've got a little problem with InfoPath in SPO 2013. Currently I'm creating an InfoPath form which creates single items in a list. I've used there four buttons as tabs. (Click on a button changes the ...
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Access data in Memo field with append changes (2010 Infopath, SharePoint, Access Environment)

I'm currently using a memo field with append changes checked off to allow column history in a SharePoint browser enabled list form (Infopath). I can successfully get to the data using a linked table ...
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External List “fail” on create item

So I have an external list with all the read list / read item / create item operations set up. When I creates an item on the list webpage, SharePoint gives me this error: Operation ...
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Save form in library once data is submitted to SharePoint list through InfoPath

How can I save a form in library once the data is submitted to list? It should be done through a single button click.
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Is there any way to store Infopath form's data in SQL server tables without code?

Is there any way to store Infopath form data in SQL server tables without code? I am using infopath 2010( with repeating tables) and saving .xml form in sharepoint form library.I am using sharepoint ...
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Adding fields from multiple content types in an infopath list form- is this possible?

I'm building an infopath form to enter a request form for SharePoint 2013 (SP Online) using InfoPath 2013. There are different kinds of requests and corresponding questions (fields) related to those ...
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change secondary source lookup values using check box in main data source

I have the following setup: A drop-down list pulling information from a secondary source (which happens to be a sharepoint list). This list contains production information with the the first value ...
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Setting up infopath

How do I get InfoPath? I click on Customize Form on my site and it says Microsoft 2010 is required to use this feature. Where can I get a download to use it?
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New Task Form Field on Reassignment form for Approval Task Workflow

Creating an approval task workflow. Need to have another field added in the reassignment form view to allow the user to select an item from a drop down menu. I am able to display the new field in the ...
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Infopath lookup filtered fields from Sharepoint List working in InfoPath but not once form is Published

I have an InfoPath 2010 list form where "Current User" field has default value "Value[Name=PreferredName"] and refreshes value when formula is calculated. I then have a data connection to a SP list ...
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Add items in List as well as save form in document library

Can we save item in list through infopath and save the item as form in document library. Means the data should be saved at both the places simultaneously(list/library) on a button click without using ...
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Converting the Connection File to UDCX over SSL

Environment - SharePoint 2013, InfoPath 2013 Problem: When I try to Convert the Connection File to UDCX, InfoPath Designer 2013 pops up below error: The specified location does not exist or ...
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infopath 2010 dropdown list's on changed event doesn't update the next node in current row in repeating section

I have InfoPath form that has two dropdown lists with a datasource coming from same sharepoint list. One is getting code field and the other description field. I want when a user selects one of the ...
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Digitally Signing Forms using _Signature never valid

I have a problem with a SharePoint project in VS 2010. I try to sign an Infopath form from my SharePoint project (with C#) but when opening my signed form I've got a message box that says : One ...
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Infopath - Getting User's name from SharePoint 2013

I am using userName() in an Infopath 2013 form to get a user's name from SharePoint 2013 Online. It gives me: i:0#.f|membership|fred.bloggs@blah.com Is there an easy way to get this as 'Fred ...
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Add topnavigation bar to Infopath form

I add new elements to a list with form created with Infopath. Unfortunately, the Topnavigation bar is missing. Is there a way I could add it to my form page (newifs.aspx)?
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Approval workflow: Is it possible to make workflow approver depend on the starter of the workflow?

I'm trying to create an approval workflow in order to get rid of a cumbersome paper based document process. Basic idea is that user fills a form and then submits it. The submit should start the ...
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Catastrophic Failure when merging InfoPath documents

At my organization we are running SharePoint 2007 and have recently upgraded MS Office from 2007 to 2013. In this scenario we merge InfoPath documents that are located in a SharePoint form library, ...
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InfoPath web form to email with XML attachment

My company is working with a new video platform. One of the features is the ability to embed XML for archiving/search/cataloguing, etc. We have InfoPath services as part of our Enterprise license. I ...
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Custom Pattern in Infopath

I have a list form customized with Infopath. When users upload the attachment(s) I want to notify them if the file name contain invalid characters for Sharepoint, like '&'. So I tried to setup a ...
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Hiding sections in Infopath

I might be doing something particularly silly here, but no matter how I create my Infopath form, when I hide one section it hides all the sections. I am trying to create a form with multiple ...
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Edit ListItem and InfoPath form in ItemAdded event

Currently I have an InfoPath form that is being saved to a SharePoint document library with a filename based on the DateTime of when it was created. When the file hits the list of documents I want to ...
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Data Connection Files

I have been asked to provide an explanation why we have files in two places for Administrator Approved templates. We have not been deleting the data connection files in the SharePoint Data Connection ...
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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 enable sections in Infopath based on SP groups?

I need to Hide "Sections" of InfoPath form using SharePoint group membership. How can I achieve this? InfoPath 2013 in SharePoint 2013
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InfoPath 2010 form not generating new data in Form Library

I have successfully published two InfoPath forms to my VM, however, one is saving the data in the form library and one is not. I checked the submit properties and both are the same. I've searched ...
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Huge slowness when Switching Views from infopath form with file attachment

Here's the scenario: SP2010 Enterprise, Infopath 2010 form I attach a file of 2MB, but now when I switch views it takes an inordinately long time. I look in Fiddler and see that 8MB of data has ...
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Refresh a Textbox's Repeating Sections History Value on Button Click Without Closing the Form

I have a SharePoint list called "Projects" that includes a Rich text textbox for adding notes called "Notes". I have enabled Append Changes to Existing Text on the "Notes" textbox so I can show the ...
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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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Publishing an InfoPath form gives error

I need to publish an InfoPath form in SharePoint 2013. As per the normal method of publishing the form to the SharePoint server, when I provide the new URL of the server I encounter an error. The ...
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How to add a running value from external field in a repeating table of SharePoint list

I'me creating an infopath form that will display a SharePoint list. I want to add a link control in a repeating table using the value of the first column per row but I'm getting an issue, the link ...
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Find Infopath Template on server

Where can I find InfoPathTemplate on a server? Can I find it in the 14 hive? I changed a domain address, and now my form from Infopath doesn't work. I must only change a domain, and this is an old ...
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How to call rules from VB code in Infopath

How do I call the rules I set up in Infopath via VB code? So the code runs as follows: When button is clicked Check a condition Run rules I understand the above procedure can be done without code ...
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Is there a way to add a repeating section for a SharePoint List Form in infopath?

I know it's possible to create a group of fields for a SharePoint Form Library and turn the group into a repeating section, but it possible to create a repeating section for a SharePoint List Form?
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How to perform a validation check on a repetitive table

How can I arrange it so that data is only submitted once every textbox field in a column within my repetitive table has the word "approved" in it ? note: Approved is automatically input once the ...
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Enabling multiple digital signatures on InfoPath within a repeating table

I've got a repeating table with a column for digital signatures. Each signature comes from a different indivdual. How can I enable it so that multiple signatures can be applied to each row added to ...
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Email part of a table infopath

I have a repeating table with a drop down box, how can I arrange it so that only specific rows are sent in an email ? Please note multiple emails are going to be sent at once via the push of a button. ...
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Sending emails to multiple addresses using infopath

I've got a repeating table which contains two columns one listing "modules" and the other "module leader emails addresses". How can I set up my infopath form so that all the module leaders are emailed ...
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Search list contents (Sharepoint 2013)

I am investigating whether SharePoint 2013 and InfoPath 2013 can meet our requirements before we invest in it. One of the things we would be using it for is an approval workflow using a custom ...
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How do I send multiple emails based on values selected from various drop down boxes in infopath?

How do I send emails based off a selections made from multiple drop down boxes? As I have three drop down boxes and assuming 3 different values are selected, how do I have 3 seperate emails sent ...
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How to create infopath form with a webservice like a list item?

With the list.aspx webservice you can easly create new list items. Is there a similar way to create new Infopath forms in a forms library? Use case is: A webservice is called in c# or javascript ...
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Infopath Form Web Part not showing form

I recently edited a list form in a InfoPath 2010 and published it to my site. When clicking on "Add new item" it works fine. The new form shows up and all is well. The idea though was to enable the ...
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How to show infopath form web part (Sharepoint 2013)

Following this tutorial, I created an InfoPath form, published to SharePoint and submitted data there. However, unlike 12:50 slide, the infopath form web part didn't show up when I inserted my form ...
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Switching views when sending email infopath

I have a form with two views, the user view and approver view. The approver view is an exentension of the user view. How do I have a email sent from the user view but have the approver view show in ...
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How do I create a infopath form with hidden columns that appear once submitted to an approver

I am required to create a Infopath form which does not show the area for digital signatures to the requestor but gets sent to the approver who see's the area for digital signatures. For example: ...
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Customize details of infopath error message

How can I customize details of default infopath error message to be easy to read and understand. example of default details of error message : Thank you..
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Unable to publish infopath form to sharepoint 2013 due to Sandbox error

I am attempting to upload a form which contains fields for multiple digital signatures, however I recieve the following error when I hit publish: 'Sandboxed solutions are not published on the ...
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Enable multiple Digital Signatures on an InfoPath form in SharePoint 2013

I require multiple digital signatures to be applied to an InfoPath form. I've already gone and changed the section properties to 'All the signatures are independant' but when I publish the form, ...