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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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Users cannot attach files using Infopath 2010 documents residing on Sharepoint site

The 'attach file control' does show up and it appears active but when users select it there is not a dialog box that opens allowing them to browse to the document that must be attached. There is also ...
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How to Restrict user to select single selection from Multiple selection List Box in Infopath 2010

I'm using Infopath 2010 and created form with Multiple Selections in List Box. I want to restrict users to single selection only. How do i acheive this without any coding. I'm from non-technical ...
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Sharepoint infopath condition on list/item permissions

Is it possible to create an action in a SharePoint Infopath form which checks item permissions for the current user? SharePoint workflows set permission on individual list items for various users, ...
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When still to use InfoPath?

I am looking for a way to modify SharePoint list forms so that I can make some fields read-only, and can apply some logic based on the person logged into the form. I have been told that InfoPath ...
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How to get id element of creating element

On infopath how to get a ID element, or how to get by formula element id. I creating a new element in Infopath, and i must get ID element from infopath when I creatin element, because people don't ...
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Updating all other list items

Ok, so I want to use a sharepoint list as a ticketing system. One of the fields is priority. I want this field to automatically update if, for instance, I input a new item with a priority of 2 I ...
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Warning when opening an InfoPath form with data sources linked to external lists

I am replacing a colleague for the support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. A library contains InfoPath 2010 forms. The form template contains data sources linked to external lists. Each external list ...
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How to use imported list template

I have got a list template (.stp) which I have imported in my site by going to "Web Designer Galleries --> List templates" in Site Settings. After that I went to Site Contents to create a new list ...
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set permission on infopath views base on sharepoint groups

I've customized my newitem.aspx of my list with infoPath in share point 2010 with 4 views and now I want to set permission on each view base on share point groups how can I do it?
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Automate Assigning a Year Plus ID # to Each InfoPath Submission

Users submit an InfoPath 2010 form to SharePoint 2010 requesting to attend training. A three-step workflow eventually approves and certifies each request. I would like to have an auto-generated ...
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Can I use a single value in an externally-sourced multi-valued list box in Infopath?

I have a multiple-selection list box on my InfoPath form that sources values from another SP list (external data source). I have section that follows that I want to show/hide depending on what ...
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How to select values in a CHOICES field?

I'm using a CAML query to update a SharePoint 2010 List from InfoPath. My CAML looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <Batch OnError="Continue"> <Method ID="1" ...
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Workflow issues with submitting SharePoint Email

I am a novice sharepoint user and I have worked on a team that has created a sharepoint list that we are using to process requests. We have a built-in workflow that is designed to send users an email ...
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Is it possible to filter attachments field in InfoPath

When I copy "Click here to attach file" control in InfoPath and make multiple same attachemnts fields and then I upload files, those files apears in all fields. So is it possible to add a filter to ...
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InfoPath 2010 Default Value Dropdown list using External Data Source (XML)

Is there a way to set a default value for a dropdown list using an XML data source? I don't mind manually entering it to match the dropdown field but I just can't seem to find a place for it... ...
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“Choice Column” SharePoint

I had created a choice column in SharePoint with "or specify value" and then I edited this list in Info-path. I deleted this "Drop-down menu" and added one from Info-path. But now I do not get ...
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How to dynamically set credentials when calling a REST web service with code in Infopath

Our SharePoint is configured to use Claims Based Authentication. We want authenticated users in SharePoint to fill a form and some fields will be automatically filled with their personal data. We ...
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Infopath cannot generate a form template for the sharepoint list - warning message received across the site

I am receiving the below error when trying to customise form in list. I could edit the list in infopath before but now I am receiving this error. I created a new list in the same site to check if its ...
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Sharepoint Table Autopopulates to NO

I've run into a problem with Sharepoint - I've created a Infopath form, and connected it to a list in Sharepoint. Some of fields in the form are YES/NO questions, with the default set to YES. I have ...
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InfoPath versus ASP form

Environment: SP2013 Enterprise, InfoPath 2010 My question is hopefully pretty straight-forward, but I haven't found any good documentation on it so I'm looking for advice from personal experience if ...
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How to create an 'Add' and 'Remove' control dynamically with InfoPath designer 2013?

I am new to SharePoint and have been given the task of designing a form in Infopath 2013 described in the following scenario: Select a responsible, Resp.type, then click "Add". Then I will get a ...
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SharePoint 2010 download a copy overwrites original document

I have a form library in SharePoint 2010 (using InfoPath forms), where I want users to be able to use the download a copy feature to make a copy of their forms, and not save over the original form. ...
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Infopath form templating

I looked around and i didnt see any answers for my question so here it is. I have a Quote document model made in word. Inside the document they are place holders which hold fields like Quote Document ...
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Using SharePoint REST API to retrieve user group in InfoPath

I'd like to display a current user's group list somewhere in my custom InfoPath form. I can't use static addresses (like http://mysite) so I can't use the SOAP services. Does someone know how to ...
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Get the template File from an Infopath Library via Webservice

I am trying to create a new Document in an Infopath library in a SharePoint 2010 Server. It worked quite well when trying to do the job via WebPart (server side). var mySpSite = ...
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Set a date in an InfoPath form to null

I'm trying to write an InfoPath form from code. I'm working with the xml of a form, and when I write a date it gives me no error but when I open the form in SharePoint and click on Save, it says that ...
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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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Lookup Column - SharePoint 2010

Is there any way to link parent site and sub sites? Problem: I have one list on Parent site and I have a few other lists on sub sites. I am trying to create lookup columns in the parent site list to ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 WorkFlow is not able to read all the column values

So quick run through of what is going on so far and the environment set in place. Number of Environments: 2 Environment Details: Dev: One front end server, One App Server, One SQL Server, ...
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The item is currently locked for editing & Open Task button not disappearing in InfoPath

I have an InfoPath form that submits to a SharePoint 2010 Library. It has promoted fields which can be edited by SharePoint. Basically, someone gets assigned an approval task via workflow, they then ...
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How to add custom values to a people or group field

I created a list that maintains personnel information and completed training. I use a Person or Group column to prevent misspelled names and future expansion for a workflow. I need to maintain ...
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Hide forms in SharePoint list where checkbox = checked

Ok. So the problem I have is: I have a SharePoint online form library which shows a list of warranty claims, the warranty claim form has a "Claim completed:" checkbox - and what I want to happen is ...
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Reading cells from excelsheet into info path code behind

We have an excel sheet that we would need to read cells from in the info path code behind. This excel sheet has data validations, due to which we would not be able to use excel services (web service) ...
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Select A Document from a SharePoint Document Library in an InfoPath Form

When setting up a Data Connection to a SharePoint document library in InfoPath there is no option to select the "name" field. This means that I cannot populate a drop down where users can select the ...
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InfoPath to Outlook compatibility (2010)

I have created an InfoPath (2010) form to use for a weekly update. The user submits the details in the repeating fields and the form submits to a SharePoint List and it should submit to Email. The ...
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Why does the People Picker disappear on an InfoPath Form Web Part when data is loaded?

I have an InfoPath form that is accessed through a web part on a SharePoint page. When viewing the form without any data loaded, the People Pickers are visible. However, I am using a query string ...
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Import specific row column values into sharepoint list fileds based on a field value in the sharepoint list

I have a SharePoint list (Service List) and an excel document (all registered customers) in the same SharePoint 2010. The Customer list excel document has customer no, location, address, phone number ...
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Restrict user from filling infopath form more than 1 time for a month

I have created an infopath form which has dropdown of months. If a user fills in the form, he should not be able to fill it again for the current month. How do I restrict user from having multiple ...
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Check if site uses custom Infopath forms and workflows using powershell

I have to scan my SharePoint environment to check how many of the sites have custom Infopath forms and Workflows (OOB or SPDesigner). I am planning to use PowerShell to scan my sites/subsites. Do ...
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Setting an Infopath default value for Edit view

I've got a list with some repeating data, which is based on this tutorial http://salnikan.wordpress.com/2013/10/16/inserting-multiple-list-items-at-once-into-a-sharepoint-list/. Basically, the user ...
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Disable editing in infopath form after validation - SP 2013 - Infopath 2013

I would like to know please how to disable editing on the lines of a infopath form SharePoint after completed all required fields form and do not disable the lines of the entire list Thanks
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how to create a query in infopath that doesnt returns current item?

I have an Infopath form, I want to get the lists of records in a form library but I want to exclude the current Item, if I'm editing the item x I want the number of items without this item. I want ...
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How do I see individual field names for a data connetion created from an XML file

I have the following CAML template: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <Batch OnError="Continue"> <Method ID="1" Cmd="New"> <Field Name='Title'></Field> ...
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How to validate multiple fields with c# custom code on button click before submitting

My main goal here is to pop up a validation box that lists which fields have not been populated(still empty) before allowing the user to submit. I know you can use the method built into InfoPath but ...
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Retrieve data from a list with formatting in Infopath 2013

How to retrieve data from Multi-Line Text Box with formatting in Infopath 2013 form ? I have column named "Body of the Mail" of type "Multiple lines of text" in a list. When I open the list form ...
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InfoPath 2013 data connection error message

A developer has created an InfoPath form (Designer 2013), the form has some custom code behind the scenes, it also has 2 drop down option boxes that connect to a list on a SharePoint 2013 site. When ...
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The following location is not accessible, because it is in a different site collection: [infoPathFilePath].xsn

I am using sharepoint 2010. We have webApplicationA. On this webapplication I have stored a infopath form in the FormServerTemplates library. This is the url of this xsn file: ...
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Populate field in a form depending on value on another from database in SP2010

I have a List with three fields, all three text boxes. The first field is an ID, which when populated needs to trigger a DB query to pull corresponding title and description from a table in SQL Server ...
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Custom rule on an InfoPath control

I am creating a SharePoint list form through InfoPath. The form is a request form where the visitors can key in their various requests. I have one of the fields i.e. Status of the request. Now what ...
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Infopath Form adds #sideNavBox - Tried hiding via Embed/Snippet

I created an Infopath form and it displays the .ms-verticalAlignTop style to the left of the form. This essentially 'pushes' the form webpart to the right off-centered with a blank area to the left ...