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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How to setup an InfoPath 2010 control to have select all items capability for multiple select List box items

I have an InfoPath 2010 browser based form (from forms library) with several controls and there is a section of the form with several multiple selection list box controls (questions) that is tied to ...
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people picker control from sharepoint list to infopath 2010

I customized a SharePoint 2010 list to Infopath 2010. I have 4 people picker control in list. I want to show the control in a 2 diffrent sections in infopath. when i customize the the list to infopath ...
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Create a Web part allowing the user to choose one of three Infopath forms

I have 3 sharepoint list covering three different projects (project A,B & C) and all three list have the same columns (date of completion, team leader, Secondary contact). I have created 3 ...
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How to Automate the publishing of Infopath form as Administrator Approved Templates?

Is there a way to automate the process of publishing Administrator-Approved InfoPath Templates? I am tired of having to go through the lengthly, tedious process every time I want to make a tiny ...
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Migrated InfoPath Workflow form (2007 to 2010) changes its behavior with extended properties

I have a InfoPath form that I use in a custom Visual Studio Workflow. I use the CreateTaskWithContentType activity to create task associated with the custom form. In the workflow code, I use ...
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How to open document in Edit mode from InfoPath form

I have an custom SPList that has a Hyperlink field pointing to a document in a document library. The custom SPList has custom InfoPath forms for View and Edit. To open the document in edit mode, ...
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Sending mail with link that will open in popup

I want to send a hyperlink which on clicked will open in a popup window using sputility.sendemail().
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Best way to create a list with hidden columns with Data pulling from InfoPath form

So I have been working on this for a little bit here is what I am trying to accomplish: Using OOTB SharePoint 2010 Functionality I want to create an HR Referral System. Basically an InfoPath Form ...
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Column showing only one option in Infopath 2007

I have created one choice column (name: update status) with 5 choices inside the form library in sharepoint 2007. In Infopath 2007, in dropdrop list box (list box entries) I entered "Look up values ...
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Get the Workflow Status for InfoPath Form Open Rule

I need to get the Workflow Status on an InfoPath form library in the InfoPath form. For instance, I want to place a rule on the form open that checks to see if the workflow is not "Completed" and set ...
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How to update a Sharepoint 2010 list via an Infopath 2010 client form via a code?

I tried to follow in Sharepoint Server 2010 and Infopath 2010 the article: How to update a SharePoint list via an InfoPath browser form using the SharePoint Object Model which is for ...
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Why such differences between Infopath 2010 templates for a Form Library and for a List?

Table 3 (Comparing form library and list templates) of msdn article Building SharePoint Applications with InfoPath 2010 (Part 1 of 2) states that: support for custom code is available for a Form ...
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How to display list items in Infopath

I want to display list items in InfoPath once i selected the particular column. Say I have selected Empid, automatically emp name, city, state and all the info related to emp id should display. Please ...
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Infopath; remove control boxes for print view

I have an Infopath form that is being used in several views. Eventually, this form must be printed out (As our network doesn't allow for digital signatures). For this printed view, is there any way to ...
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How to check if user has a permission to complete task in InfoPath task form?

Is it possible to check if the user has enough permissions to complete task in InfoPath 2010 task form? Or maybe it is possible to show to user read-only view if he has lack of the rights. The full ...
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Adding a dummy field

In infopath form I went to Field pane Main is selected for data source Right click on "myFields" The add field adds column to the list. I need to add a dummy field in Infopath for some ...
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Multi-value fields — how to get totals?

I apologize if the answer to this is obvious, I'm just completely new to SharePoint and need at least a pointer in the right direction. I have a list with a "Choice" field. I've used InfoPath to ...
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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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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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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 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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Rich Text Field in SharePoint List Infopath form 2010

I am facing an issue with Rich Text Field in SharePoint List Infopath form 2010 , I have replaced a default Custom List form with Infopath Form 2010 and now I am not able to see "Upload File" option ...
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How to manage hardcoded paths in custom InfoPath forms for different environments (dev, staging, release)?

When you create custom InfoPath forms for your SharePoint components (lists, workflow tasks or initialization form etc) all web references point to InfoPath Designer. Create one from a blank form and ...
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Creating Custom List Definitions that Use InfoPath Forms - Deploy everything using Visual Studio 2010

I'm trying to create a list instance from a list definition, all from a VS2010 solution and want to have custom InfoPath forms for the list instance. This article keeps popping around in my searches: ...
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Getting at InfoPath/form library data using LINQ to SharePoint

I'm teaching myself some basic SharePoint stuff, coming from three-tier ASP.NET, and before that, Java background. I've been trying to figure out how to do things "the SharePoint" way, rather than ...
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SharePoint Form Print Preview Differnt from actual Hard Copy

I am experiencing a problem where the actual print out of a Form from SharePoint is different from the preview. We have three multiple selection list boxes that are populated from an external data ...
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Create ContentType for InfoPath forms

I have a form library in a site template. When I create a new site based on my template, I want to have the columns in the list like when I deploy my form from infopath. Can I make a content type and ...
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SharePoint 2007 Workflow to insert the content of attachment of a InfoPath form into the email

I have a InfoPath 2007 form that have 2 attachment field for people to upload any of the following type of files: PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPG, GIF, BMP. If the end-user submit any of above types of files as ...
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Add repeating table when user submits?

I am using InfoPath and SharePoint, I have a question about a comment section and a repeating table. What I want to be able to happen is that once the comments are submitted a repeating table is added ...
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Auto Generate text field (in InfoPath 2010) from a SharePoint 2010 list

I am currently working on a project that requires me to have a drop down list (that has a data connection to a SharePoint 2010 list) and a text box field within a repeating table. My issue that I am ...
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Infopath forms - Filter external datasource items by user profile

As a continuation of another question of mine, I'm implementing cascading drop-downs using InfoPath based on this article . The thing works nice but I'm wondering if there is a way to also filter the ...
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How can I implement Track Changes functionality with InfoPath 2007/2010 in SharePoint 2007

I need to track changes from version to version in my InfoPath forms that are hosted in a SharePoint 2007 form library. Can someone walk me through what my options are? I need to understand all of ...
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How do you update the task message links?

I have a Form Library that a feedback workflow is attached to. The issue is, every task the gets generated, embeddes a link to the file for which the workflow is running. Problem is, since this is a ...
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SOAP Web Service data connection need to be “refresh” every X minutes in order to retrieve external data

I have a InfoPath 2007 form that always give me the following errors after a certain period of time. Some external data was not retrieved. The form will load without the requested data. The ...
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Restrict that only one person or one group is selected in a person/group picker in infopath 2007 form

Is there a way to restrict that only one person or one group is selected in a person/group picker field for a web-based InfoPath 2007 form? Example: There is a web-based InfoPath form with one ...
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Set some InfoPath 2007 form column to be edit-able in SharePoint Designer 2007

How do we set some column to be editable and some not editable for InfoPath 2007 form column in SharePoint Designer 2007? Details: Suppose there is a InfoPath 2007 Form library that contain 3 fields ...
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Deploying InfoPath 2010 browser enabled forms as Sandbox solutions using WSP

Is there a way through which I can deploy a InfoPath browser enabled form with code behind as a Sandbox solution via WSP? I tried something around the approach we used to follow for deploying ...
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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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If I have a choice of 5 answers, how can hide the answers that were not selected?

I am very new to using InfoPath so stick with me...I am wondering if it is possible to hide selections that were not chosen? Example: If I am scoring a certain criteria 5 through 1 and I have a ...
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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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Infopath error when accessing form without www

I have an Infopath 2010 form embedded on a SP 2010 site. When I access the form at the URL www.domain.com/form.aspx, everything works fine. However, when I don't use the www and the URL is ...
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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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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 ...