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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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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not allow save infopath form when it have error

i was created form and published in the Document Library.(share point 2010) i was set some rule on the some fields. when the user did not completed correctly the form he/she saw an error that's right, ...
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The SOAP message cannot be parsed error after adding lookup columns in the form

We have added a look up column in to a list.The look up column is having around 1100 values. Now, when we edit the form and on trying to publish it from Infopath designer, we are getting the error ...
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How can I extract the InfoPath forms for a Visual Studio workflow from SharePoint?

I am looking to extract InfoPath forms from a SharePoint environment that are initiation / association forms of a Visual Studio workflow. The solution obviously puts the forms to the features folder ...
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Sharepoint 2010 list form rules not work when edit

I created a form of a list using the dropdown field to populates the fields filtering content based on your choices. at some point through the rules a dropdown sets the value of a field user / group. ...
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Sync Repeating Table with Another List

I have a form library template that looks like this: At the bottom I have a repeating table, where employees can be added as they're assigned to an event. I have another SharePoint list where I am ...
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Cross-site XSN access - still referring to netbiosname instead of FQDN

I'm really at a loss here. I do not want to use the netbios name at all, I have the FQDN and want to use only that. But for some reason InfoPath insists on referring to the netbios name whenever it ...
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I get “Sending Data to the Server” message for about 15 minutes when I try to submit the InfoPath form in SharePoint 2013

I use SharePoint 2013. I built a custom InfoPath form with Workflow. It worked perfect until a few days ago when a problem emerged. Every time I try to submit the form I get "Sending Data to the ...
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Sharepoint Workflow for Audience Targeting

Is it possible to create a workflow that will assign a group in the audience targeting field based on a value of a field associated with the document that is uploaded? I am trying to make an Infopath ...
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Attachements in email - InfoPath Form

I'd like to make an InfoPath Form with the possibility to add attachments. The InfoPath Form goes at the end straight to an email account. My problem now is, that I can add the button "attachment" ...
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Workflow failing to update list item

I have a workflow that takes the Account Id inserted from an InfoPath form and updates a People column field with it. It will usually work as expected right after I publish the workflow but sequential ...
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Infopath Duplicate View Problem

I got an error after i duplicated my view1 with ctrl-a to another view2 with ctrl-v, But when i click overview. it gave this error.
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Autopopulate firstname field not working

I tried autopopulate field using SOAP web service. When I preview, the field is still empty. I don't know where I am lacking. Thanks.
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InfoPath Form with JQuery code behind

Is there any possiblity to design a page using InfoPath form and functionality implementation using JQuery/Javascript basically a client object model? I need to SP 2013 and Infopath 2013.
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reset number on year change

I am using the following formula to increase the 4 rightmost numbers of the myfield to the next multiple of 10 number(substring(myfield; 6; 4)) - (number(substring(myfield; 6; 4)) mod 10) + 10 Thus ...
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Making Infopath forms autonumber themselves

I am trying to make my infopath forms on sharepoint number themselves automaticly, i have used this guide to do this: ...
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Export Data to MS Excel

I have an example that I would want to achieve when I apply Infopath in Sharepoint. Is this possible? Assume that there's a request form in Sharepoint with the following details: Name = using ...
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Connecting a Forms 7 to Content Type

Im using SharePoint foundation 2013. As microsoft planns to discontinue InfoPath forms, I was wondering if there'd be a suitable alternative. I came across Forms 7 at https://forms7.codeplex.com/ ...
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Error Messages Infopath 2010

How do I fix the following error messages: Field or group: d: modified and Error: Only date or date and time allowed (when I don’t have a date field in my form)
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InfoPath Repeating Table add another Data Source

I have an InfoPath repeating table that is bound to a SharePoint list. This works as expected. I would like to pull data from a 2nd SharePoint list and add the items to the repeating table to the ...
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SharePoint Data Connection in InfoPath to SharePoint Library with Folders

I am trying to create a drop down list in InfoPath, from a data connection to a SharePoint Library, however my Library has folders in it that aren't available in the drop down list. I need users to ...
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Read xml in infopath using javascript

I want to read xml inside the infopath form. I am saving all infopath forms after submitting into a form library. Now I want to read the xml inside that. I am doing like following, $(function(){ ...
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Update field in Main group from Secondary group Infopath

I have a repeating table as secondary group in Infopath. Now i need to create rule to set value for field in Main group. How can i achieve this? Is it possible to set value for field outside the ...