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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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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The “Add new document” link on Forms Library list form is messing up

It links to upload document page insead of pulling the infopath. http://sitecoll/sites/0438A/_Layouts/listform.aspx?PageType=8&ListId={7BA9BF8D-52B5-432D-8068-B5290D2E7602} But if i edit the ...
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How to add hide/show section toggle to InfoPath form?

MS Word 2013 has this great feature. You can define sections of a document with Headings. You make certain lines headings by highlighting the text and choosing the Heading 1 Style from the ribbon. ...
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How Do I Get SharePoint to recognize that a field type was changed on an InfoPath form?

When I first designed and pulished my InfoPath form I mistakenly made two fields Text that should have been Whole Number. I want to be able to sum these values on a SharePoint view, so I changed the ...
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infopath form not updating fields

I have an infopath form that has three read-only fields referencing items in another list, but when someone opens the form the values never change, even if they have changed in the other list. It ...
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Infopath Formule Creation without code

I have created the form like below Star Date : DatePicker ADd days: Textbox DueDate: datePicker. So when the user selects a start date and Add days then the Due date should be displayed based on ...
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Disadvantages of implementing InfoPath in SharePoint

I need to know Limitations of implementing InfoPath forms in SharePoint before I deploy it. Can someone please help me out?
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SharePoint URL pointing to a InfoPath with variables in the URL

I have a question as follows: I need a SharePoint URL that contain something like this: http://sharepoint.com/subsite/feedback.aspx?name="Mary Rose" whereby the URL contain a variable called "Mary ...
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Is it possible to compare current user to a SharePoint list/group and switch views if they belong?

So I have a list of managers in my SharePoint site, and I am able to get the current user by using a web service and storing their name into a control. Is it possible to compare this name to everyone ...
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Custom form validation

I am new to Infopath and Sharepoint, and have been reading everything I could find online about this, but nothing to solve my problem. We need a form with custom validation (logic in javascript) to ...
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help Column formula in sharepoint list

So i asked this question a couple hours ago: I have made a list with InfoPath in SharePoint. All the questions are either "accepted" or "notaccepted" (radiobuttons) and I want to make a new column ...
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Infopath form error when using people picker

SP2013 Enterprise, InfoPath 2013 I've built a form using InfoPath 2013 for a SharePoint 2013 list that includes two people picker controls for entering domain users. The fields these controls are ...
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create button or link in infopath to redirect form to sharepoint pages without any code

We designed a browser enabled InfoPath form. When the user visits the form for the first time, they must click on agree button. When they click on Agree button and consecutive visits they go to a ...
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Create Multiple Choice InfoPath 2010 Form

I have a multiple choice InfoPath 2010 form that I would like the abilty to fill out and submit to a Sharepoint document library. I know how to connect the form to SharePoint, but am not sure to which ...
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Can not delete a column from an InfoPath form library

I am replacing a colleague for the support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. A functionality has been implemented allowing users to make holiday requests. The user fills in an InfoPath form to make an ...
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Infopath 2010 “Data Connection Wizard” can't find Sharepoint Library or list

i have an infopath form on a sharepoint list. it works fine. i've added data connections to the list before. i've not worked on the form in a while, and just now realized that i'm no longer allowed to ...
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InfoPath Forms Buttons disappear in Read Mode

When I click on the Linked Item it opens up an InfoPath form in read mode. But no ability to switch to different views (pages) in my form is allowed unless I go to edit mode. Why do the buttons ...
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Tabbing Problem with InfoPath 2010 People/Group Selector

I have a InfoPath 2010 form. Somehow my user-profile people picker tabs back to the previous field when I first step into it. Once I tab back in there is no longer a problem. Does anyone know how to ...
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How to allow users to submit forms but not view submitted forms?

How can I make it so that users can submit Infopath forms to a form library, but not be able to see the contents of other users' forms that have been submitted? I know I can change their default ...
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Can I display a field from a form in my form library view?

Once a user has submitted an Infopath form, can I have one of the fields in it (i.e. location 'London' or 'NYC') display in the library view of all the submitted forms? If so, how do I do this? ...
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Form Library and Attachment

Is it possible to add an attachment to a form library? I tried publishing a form that has an attachment control but getting "The selected field cannot be promoted because its data type is not ...
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Problems storing Infopath 2010 XSN files in a document library on Sharepoint 2010 server

To collaborate on building forms for collecting data, we are uploading our .xsn form templates to a document library in a "Sharepoint Admins" site. There are a couple of problems with this approach ...
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Use REST to sum a column?

I want to retrieve items from a SharePoint list using REST, and then sum one of the columns. I'm brand new to REST, and didn't see a way to do this on MSDN. Is it possible to sum a column in a REST ...
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Can I attach an external Stylesheet to browser enabled InfoPath 2007 form?

First, I apologize if this is the wrong forum; however, I believe someone here may have the answer. I have no problems associating the resource css file and calling it within the view.xml file. The ...
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Assigning Today() on a DateOnlyType field on InfoPath 2010

I made an InfoPath 2010 form using a SharePoint list template. The SharePoint list has a ReceivedDate field of DateOnlyType which I would like to set using the today() or now() on a "Set a field's" ...
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SharePoint Server with Infopath, submit a form without knowing that your saving it

We are looking into using InfoPath with our current SharePoint infrastructure to submit easy non workflow forms that we currently are creating in asp and I have some basic questions I hope that you ...
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InfoPath Form with new certificate will not load when published

I'm developing an InfoPath 2010 form containing C# code. On my virtual machine I have a SharePoint 2010 standalone installation. When I started developing the form, I generated a certificate in the ...
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Is there a way to start a workflow through an infopath button?

So let's say I have a submit button that I want to send a workflow email, how can I have it send the email once the submit button is clicked in infopath?
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Workflow task edit form

I want to add a new button to a workflow task edit form. I want to call this button "Incomplete". The purpose of this button is to mark an item as incomplete instead of rejecting it. If the task item ...
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InfoPath Forms in Search Results - View in Browser as default?

When search results on SharePoint include InfoPath 2010 forms, the default link is directly to the .XML file. By default, the browser attempts to open in the form in the form filler. The results also ...
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How to display the initiation form parameter on an InfoPath 2010 task edit form?

I am using a SharePoint Designer 2010 custom approval workflow. I capture an initiation form parameter and save that value into a field in the list item associated with the workflow. I need to ...
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InfoPath form approval custom workflow

sorry if this is a noob question, but I have to start somewhere! I'm working with Sharepoint 2007. I have a custom content type, Room Booking Event. When one is created, I want to start a workflow ...
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What is Microsoft replacing InfoPath with, in next iteration of SharePoint [closed]

I am aware of Microsoft's intention of discontinuing the InfoPath form in SharePoint. I believe InfoPath with all its draw backs, still managed to cater to the needs of many IT professional in ...
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Trying to understand SharePoint Enterprise CAL

I am a SharePoint developer for few years, but this is my project where I need to install SP2013. Before installing, I am trying to understand the SP licenses. Currently I have SharePoint Server 2013 ...
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Is it possible to have separate permissions for a form and the library it submits to?

We are using SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010. I would like a form hosted on SharePoint to be available to any logged-in user, however after they submit I would like the library that receives the ...
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Codelessly extract emails from people picker in InfoPath 2010

I am trying to finish an InfoPath 2010 form that will be displayed in a form web part on my SP2010 department site. The goal of the form is to email another departments group inbox upon submission and ...
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“Save List as Template” losing Filter web parts but leaving false connections?

My InfoPath form web part remembers some false connections from the past, and cannot take any new connections after Save List as Template. What I did is this: Customize Form in browser (SP2013) ...
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InfoPath form: How to redirect to the previous page after pressing on the submit button?

I am using SharePoint 2010 Online (Office 365). I have created a form in InfoPath for an external list. You see some fields and a submit button. When I press on the submit button everything is ...
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Uploading large files to SP 2010 - InfoPath limits and alternatives

Problem) We have several complex InfoPath forms in production. Got a new requirement for one of them: Client needs to be able to upload large files to SP libraries using this IP form (as file ...
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Force SharePoint InfoPath content type to open through browser, not pop out InfoPath

When I: create a form in InfoPath designer publish it as a new content type to my FormTemplates folder Go into my Forms Library and add from existing content types this content type It allows me to ...
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Query large (over 5000 records) Sharepoint list from Infopath error

I have an Info Path form which contains a drop down list attached to a Data connection. The data is coming from a SharePoint list with well over 20,000 records. To combat the size of this list we ...
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Create a SharePoint list form with MULTIPLE repeating tables to submit to a SharePoint List

I've been trying to create a SharePoint List form that has MULTIPLE REPEAT TABLES. When I try the solution at: submit multiple entries to one list with one infopath form I am not able to add an ...
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How to promote person DisplayName in InfoPath and get the correct value in SharePoint?

How do I do property promotion on a Person field in InfoPath to get the correct value displayed in SharePoint table? When I did property promotion on DisplayName field under person, it returned me ...
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Browser based InfoPath form scrolling to top of page randomly

When users are filling out a web enabled InfoPath 2010 form on my company's SharePoint site there are times that the form will automatically scroll to the top of the page. The user checks a box and ...
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Check if task has already been submitted on opening InfoPath task form and switching view to reflect so

I am trying to make my custom task form (of Visual Studio Sequential Workflow) to switch view to "Submitted" in case someone has already submitted this task before, since this task could be assigned ...
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Can an InfoPath 2010 dropdown be populated by a SP List column with multiple choice values?

I have a list with a column that accepts multiple values (a "choice" type with checkboxes) and wish to display the same available choice options on an InfoPath 2010 form. I'd prefer to accomplish this ...
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Why my recent changes in infopath form does not show in the browser?

I made some changes in my browser enabled, full trust infopath form in visual studio 2008. I successfully published it as xsn file. Then I use central administration tool to add this form again. I ...
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255 Character limitation for a Textbox in Sharepoint List

I have a list that I am customizing using Infopath 2010. Do you have any idea how to overcome the 255 char limitation for a text box? I understand that this is possible for document libraries. When ...
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Add a Field to a Workflow Task Form

I have some experience with SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Designer 2010, and almost no experience with InfoPath. I have created a custom workflow solution using SharePoint Designer 2010. I am ...
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Are there limitation set for the number of rules for InfoPath form used in SharePoint Library?

I have a number of rules that I set for my InfoPath form. These rules are activate when either the form is load or a certain flags have change. After I am done with the InfoPath form, I usually ...