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 2010 Database connection change not reflecting Sharepoint 2010 server after publish

I have changed the data connection from Infopath Template and created one form template. But my changes is not reflecting in to the sp server. I have linked the connection file to data library.But ...
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Split Text Contained in Datasource Field Without Code

I don't have access to Visual Studio within my company, so I need to know if there is a way to either use a split or substring function on a string of text contained in a field that is returned by an ...
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Infopath: Set values of repeating tables based on previous input

I hope this is the right place for my question... Basically, I have an InfoPath form with a repeating section that has some dropdown fields and text boxes. What I want to achieve is that the default ...
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InfoPath Horitontal Repeating Table

How do you create Horizontal Repeating Tables in InfoPath 2013? I've found answers for 2010, but none of the solutions work in 2013
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JavaScript not working in Firefox

I have put a snippet of JavaScript into a Script Editor Web Part. It's function is to display an alert box and redirect the page after an Infopath form submission. I got it from this website and ...
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Print Screen When Infopath Button is Pushed

I have an InfoPath form that prints a receipt when someone is finished with the form. Right now, the user has to hit ctrl + p at the end. I would like to make it so that when the Submit (or any other ...
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How to add items in DropDownlist based on condition in InfoPath?

I have One form, in which there is 1 Dropdown list that contains List of Months From January to December of current year 2013. Now if I select any particular Month then, all the Dates(Only for ...
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Publishing Infopath/Workflow form updates

I've got a simple update to a workflow association/initiation form that isn't deploying correctly. I am setting a tooltip on a validation but when I deploy my updated solution package the change isn't ...
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Open form in browser from an approval task

I have recently "upgraded" to SP2013 from SP2010. My infopath 2010 forms go through an approval workflow. In the tasks created by this workflow is a link to the document: This link opens the ...
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Filtering values in infopath 2010

I am using infopath 2010 and i have a field which is a dropdown field called account name based on a secondary data source which is a list, once i select a account and click save i dont want to see ...
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Storage of Multi-Selection Choices

I have created a custom form through InfoPath, to include SharePoint columns that have choices for multiple selections. I conducted an experiment and confirmed that SharePoint stores the choices ...
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InfoPath 2013 masked input field for a DATE() parameter?

How to do a input field for a DATE parameter? I know how to create a parameter with JavaScript; however, how can I implement this function in the GUI for InfoPath 2013.
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Custom Web Service - The (&(objectClass=user)(mail=)) search filter is invalid

I have inherited a SharePoint farm where a previous developer created a web service/solution that connected to AD, got the person's email account and then used that to connect to another database that ...
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InfoPath/Workflow error: A button in the form template is missing an xd:CtrlID attribute?

I have a list with a custom InfoPath form. There is a workflow tied to the list which, in turn, starts an approval workflow, then sets fields when the approval workflow completes. I have full control ...
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People Picker not getting populated in the Sharepoint site

Here i am facing some weird issue. I have a People Picker, which is being populated from a SharePoint list based on the selection in the dropdown. The data connections are made properly and the ...
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Infopath hyperlink field with calculated default value is not updated in Sharepoint list upon edit

I have a hyperlink field in an Infopath form which is set to populate a file Hyperlink to a shared drive based on entries to other fields in the form, using below formula for default value: ...
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Site collection upgraded to 2013 - help me identify what's missing

This is the first time I have dealt with SP2013 running in 2010 mode, so there may be some things that are fairly common knowledge that I do not know about. I have been brought in to help ...
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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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Locked Row in database for key on Infopath Submission for Contribute Permission + below w/ Custom Event Reciever (ItemUpdating)

Basic Rundown of Process: I am creating a Process wherein an InfoPath form is Submitted to a Library, certain managers will then have the ability to change a drop-down to either Approved or Rejected, ...
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Validate 10 fields on Infopath form before Submit form data

I have SharePoint 2010 list and I Customize list form in InfoPath form in 2010 In my scenario I have 15 Fields I want to give the validation alert on fields before submitting the button. Also one ...
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Editing a custom infopath form published to a library?

I had built an infopath form and published it to a library in sharepoint. Unfotunately, I lost the file on my local machine in the middle of a user profile sync chaos. I tried editing the form in ...
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InfoPath Designer - Largest Field Size

What is the largest field size that can be created in InfoPath Designer and is it a Text field or a Memo Field or something else?
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How do I add a digital signature to an Infopath form in Sharepoint 2013

How to add a digital signature to Infopath form. You need to have a Infopath filler but that is not what resides in SharePoint. Is there a way to add a digital signature line?
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Infopath form field does not retain the value

I am working with an InfoPath form where I set a value of a field to "1" on form submit. But to my surprise the field does not retain the value when the form is opened after submit. I am unable to ...
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Fields randomly being visible in InfoPath form

I have rules on an InfoPath 2013 form where if a check box is checked, a field should show. If I fill the form in order from top to bottom, I don't have any issues. However, if I fill certain fields ...
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Infopath form printing extra blank pages in SharePoint 2013

I have an InfoPath form. When I am printing the form, it is printing extra blank pages. If the form has 4 pages content it is printing extra 8 pages. I even tried to create a different view and ...
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ontaskchanged event is not triggered in a moss state machine workflow

I have this workflow which was working fine. But now it does not. It has the following states -inital, stage1, stage2, stage3, final. Initial stage works properly. In stage1, create task also works ...
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InfoPath 2010 and Visual Studio 2012

I would like to generate InfoPath forms (2010) with managed code and debug the form template with Visual Studio 2012. I have downloaded and installed the Visual Studio Tools for Applications 2012 plus ...
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Add existing data to Infopath Form Library

I have a Sharepoint Form Library and a Infopath associated with it. The form (Employee New Hire)contains employee name,address , designation etc fields. Once the new employee joins,the form submits ...
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How to delete a large number of Content Types from Content Type Gallery?

We have a lot of InfoPath forms deployed on our SharePoint 2013 farm as custom Content Types. Over the period of time there are now a lot of such unused custom content types in gallery. When i say a ...
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Using different InfoPath forms for Edit or Submit

I am an Infopath newbie and am sorry if this is something I should have found with Google. I've searched for an hour or so and can't find anything similar. First, my company uses Sharepoint 2010, ...
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How to setup Metadata Navigation to include Lookup field values?

I have an InfoPath form that has a lookup field to a different List. I wanted to set Metadata navigation on the InfoPath form list so that the Lookup field would show up in the Available Heirarchy ...
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Merging multiple form libraries into a single view

I currently have two separate form libraries: one old one, and one new one. All new forms go into the new one, but the old library still has active forms in it. We created a page with filtered views ...
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InfoPath validation rules not working

I have customized a nornal SharePoint list with InfoPath that will not allow users to upload any attachments with special characters. However when I click on the Submit button, though the form cannot ...
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Infopath form does not close after submit

I have configured the submit data connection and selected the option of "Close the form". But the form does not close after it is submitted successfully. The form remains open even if this option is ...
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Promoted field not accepting changes in data even if it is enabled for editing

We are using infopath 2010, sharepoint 2010, nintex workflow 2010. I created a form in infopath with some promoted fields. When i deploy it to staging environment, it works like a charm. no issues at ...
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More than 255 characters in multiple lines of text?

I have an InfoPath Form which submits the text of a textbox and saves it in a SharePoint list. Whenever a user types in more than 255 characters and I want to edit the element in the SharePoint list ...
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Browser Infopath Form Doesn't Submit Data to SharePoint Library (but Saving the Form Does)

So I followed a CBT Nugget instruction on setting up an InfoPath 2013 Form and getting it all connected to SharePoint 2013 so that it could be filled out by users via the browser and then set up an ...
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After migrating the Infopath designer form from sharepoint 2010 to 2013 version, people lookup icon is not working

In my application, a form which is designed in sharepoint 2010 is been migrated to 2013 version, but unable to click and check the people or group icon and select the list for the same. The same ...
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Set Multiple Default Values for People/Group Picker

I have a scenario where I would like to set the default values of a people picker to a handful of users based on information in the form. However, if I set the AccountID of the field to a concatenated ...
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What does the ms-infopath in a url do?

If you have a link with a URL like ms-infopath:ofe|u|https://myportal.sharepoint.com/site/someform/SOMEINFOPATHREF-220103C.xml What does the prefix to the URL do? Do all browsers understand this ...
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Allowing multiple selections for people/group picker not working

I have a InfoPath form published to a SharePoint list which has a people picker field. I enabled 'multiple selections' on the people picker field, however when I submit the form with multiple people ...
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What else is in the _layouts folder?

I found a useful way to force an InfoPath form to open directly in the InfoPath client (even across different SharePoint domains) by using the FormServer.aspx page within the _layouts folder. I do ...
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data store from infopath form 2010 to sharepoint 2007 list

I've created infopath form to collect the data from users to store sharepoint 2007 list, however the it has been saved as infopath file not as data? i just want to send this form via email and users ...
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Button in InfoPath to start workflow read only permissions

I have a workflow that will send a copy of a list item via email to the initiator of the workflow. I would like to put a button on an InfoPath form that runs the workflow. I know I could do this by ...
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Need insight on UpdatePanel / _DoPostBack with JavaScipt

I've spent the better part of three days trying to wrap my head around UpdatePanel and _DoPostBack to find a solution to my problem with my infopath browser enabled form. I have a simple script that ...
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InfoPath Form Library Form in Web Part

How can I get an existing form library form (that is, one that has already been submitted) to display in a info path web part? For form library forms, as distinct from list forms, I can only seem to ...
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How to create conditional checkboxes with word template and sharepoint list

I am trying to create a word document using SharePoint lists. I am able to create my word document automatically by using a template and a workflow that transfers my list columns to a list where I ...
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SOAP response error Server was unable to process request “Could not find a part of the path”

This error affected the ability to open sites in SharePoint Designer and to open list InfoPath forms. There was no trace of the error in the ULS or Event Viewer logs, odd but true. The effected temp ...
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Infopath Filler Crashes When Using Person Picker

I am using InfoPath 2013 and have created a test form with only one field, a person/group picker. If I configure SharePoint to open the from in the browser everything works correctly, but if I switch ...