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: Hide view dropdown box from user

I created a client based InfoPath 2007 compatible form with multiple views in InfoPath 2010 Designer. The form contains rules to switch views as needed, so I don't want the users who fill out the form ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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how to change connection source in data connections in infopath forms.?

I've created and published my form in DEV environment. For testing, I have published it to the Test environment. I used the following technique and now the forms are working fine. Saved the source ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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Infopath Publishing Issues

I published an Infopath 2007 form with custom code(which have no errors) on central admin like one day back and till now it shows its status as “upgrading” on central admin. I don’t know like why ...
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Cannot Create Custom InfoPath Form on my list

I am trying to add a custom InfoPath form on a list which uses one of my custom content types. However, attempting to do so throws this complaint: "Customizing the form for this content type is not ...
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Import a SQL Server table into a SharePoint list to use in InfoPath

I need put the SQL table (with over 20000 records) into a SharePoint list, and use it in InfoPath.
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Choose specific item from sharepoint list as default value?

In SharePoint I have a list full of people from AD with a Name (presence). I have another drop down menu with different items, so based on this drop down menu I want to be able to specify who should ...
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InfoPath Form - Limiting View Access by Domain Controller's AD Groups?

I'm working on a Sharepoint 2010 server that is virtualized inside of a domain. The domain controller has Active Directory installed and thus defines the AD Groups on it. An InfoPath 2010 form was ...
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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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Restrict other user to access opened web-based InfoPath form

May I know how to restrict other user from accessing a particular web-based InfoPath form in a document library which was open by a user? (Suppose that the InfoPath form need to be amend from time to ...
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Sharepoint SPFile.Convert Infopath to HTML

i have the conversion code for converting from infopath to HTML Guid id; var conversionResults = newItem.Convert(new Guid("853d58f5-13c3-46f8-8b81-3ca4abcad7b3"), ...
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Sharepoint workbook opening in Microsoft InfoPath Filler 2010 rather than Microsoft InfoPath Designer 2010

We are using Sharepoint as a Project Management site. This has been developed by another developer so we are unsure right now where the code is located. For each Project Management area (each new ...
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Can I promote InfoPath fields after the form has been in use?

I have an InfoPath form that is used as a SharePoint 2007 content type. My client would like to be able to search fields, so I would like to re-publish and promote some of the fields. Will this ...
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Start a task from an InfoPath form?

I have an InfoPath form which is used for meeting reports. In these reports we want to start a task for a person who has to do something. The idea is that when a table is filled in a task is ...
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Copying a field from one Infopath form to another

So I have like 10 drop-down menus of manually entered values. These same values need to be on three different forms, and I'd like to not have to type it all three times. I tried going onto 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 a placeholder of 0?

I want my InfoPath form to have numbers formatted like "010" instead of "10" to then sync with SharePoint. How can I get my form to show the zero placeholder instead of two digits?
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InfoPath complex file attachment

Using SP2013, IP2013 I've been searching fruitlessly for a way to easily attach multiple files to an InfoPath form (for a custom list). Basically what has been asked of me is to make a form for a ...
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InfoPath 2013 Form & Capturing Email Address

Before I give up on InfoPath I am asking for help. I created an InfoPath form with two textbox fields. The form will be connected to a sharepoint 2013 document library. I am not sure if I have ...
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Suppress/modify the error message of “The form cannot be submitted because it contains validation errors” when submitting form created using InfoPath

I have created a form using InfoPath in SharePoint 2010 with a custom Save button for saving. The Save button on ribbon has been disabled. When there any validation errors I get this message: The ...
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InfoPath form - submit to multiple SharePoint lists

I'm new to InfoPath and SharePoint, so bear with me. I have two lists, a parent list that contains orders and a child list that contains items. The items list has a foreign key that corresponds to the ...
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compare 2 multiple list box control in infopath

I am working on Info Path . Scenario is :- I have 2 multiple list boxes control and if the values in the 2 multiple list boxes not matching then set the text Box A value to fail and if value matches ...
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InfoPath - Copy values from Secondary Database Connection into Main Database connection

I was Hoping that someone could help me with the problem that I have been having, I am trying to copy one repeating field from my Secondary Database Connection into my Main Database Connection. The ...
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List Views not showing certain field data for Infopath Form Library 2010

Has anyone ever had the problem where a SharePoint 2010 InfoPath Form Library will randomly 'disconnect' itself from certain fields from the form data in the list view? Hard to explain I guess. But, ...
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different list forms for edit and new

I have a custom list that one part needs to be filled out on by one department and the other part from another. One requirement is the departments don't want to have to switch between content types to ...
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Character case difference in account name retrieved with UserProfileService

I am replacing a colleage for support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. A functionality has been implemented in a site allowing users to make holiday requests. A user must fill in an InfoPath form to ...
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SharePoint Daily Task Checklist

Really struggling to work this out in my head. The requirement is as follows: We have a checklist template, which I currently have stored in a SP list, containing 10 items (not tasks) for one ...