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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I can't use custom code in infopath but I got the tools

I have sharepoint server, vs2013 and when I try to enter code in an infopath form with the "on load event" button of the form in the section developer it gives me a "missing programmability ...
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how to use getuserprofileByName in infopath?

I'm using this tutorial http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/331606/How-to-set-Current-User-Name-to-InfoPath-Person-Gr to insert the name of the current user in an infopath form. I got the connection ...
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Infopath Print preview from javascript

The InfoPath Ribbon has a 'Print Preview' button. When this button is clicked InfoPath pops up the print view for the current page that is selected from the print settings. Is there a way to add a ...
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how to change a form library item name on load without code behind?

I need to change he name of the items added to a form library with a formula I got and I need to do it with infopath rules, is it possible? and how? for example if I create a new item the name ...
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Infopath license for Document information panel

I have a very short question, but cannot find anything about it on the internet. In a project we need to adjust the document information panel of several word templates. At this moment they have ...
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how to create cascading dropdownlists inside repeating group in infopath?

I have two dropdownlists that get their data from lists in a sharepoint site, I want to convert them into cascading dropdownlists but all my effort is useless, I got my dropdownlists in a repeating ...
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InfoPath submission gives error

I am working on the infopath form. Whenever I try to submit the form I get the following error: The form cannot be submitted to the following location: form url There is a problem with the Web ...
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SharePoint Custom Reference Number

I made an InfoPath form for users to complete and submit on a SharePoint page. I added a custom reference code which seemed to work but now skips numbers very randomly and has even duplicated a ...
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Create an InfoPath global variable that resets yearly

I have a field in an InfoPath form. This field should have the next format 01-2014, 02-2014, etc and when we enter 2015 year it should be established to 01-2015, 02-2015. So what I need is a ...
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InfoPath 2013 People Picker crashes client

I have a people picker on an InfoPath form. The form was originally created in an earlier version. Compatibility is set to InfoPath 2010 Form. The form is published to a SharePoint 2013 server. It is ...
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How to remove “- New Item” from title in newifs.aspx

I have questionnaire that was "developed" with InfoPath 2010. I need to remove the "- New Item" part from the page title. How / Where can i do that? I am not able to find the newifs.aspx.
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Custom Daily calendar

In my company employees have to declare what they did for which costumer every day. In this way we could charge the costumer. We do this declaration at the end of the day. Normally we can understand ...
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Infopath form send via email in pdf format

I have an infopath form, I include a buton "Send As Email", which sent the form as an email based on textbox (if it matches conditions). This works well. What I want to do, is send the infopath form ...
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Why some cells in Infopath 2013 does't change of color?

I have some cells in a table in Infopath that once changed the background color persists this color even if I turn it off, I try to change their color but I couldn't. any style guide that help me to ...
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Create fixed template in SharePoint Designer 2010 for every form submission by InfoPath Designer 2010

I have already created the forms and the unique URL through InfoPath Designer 2010. I also have the template that I want already created in SharePoint Designer 2010. The problem I have now is to ...
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Change views on form open in edit mode (InfoPath 2010)

I have created an InfoPath form for modifying list items, and have the following requirements: 1) display different views based on whether the form is opened in Display or Edit mode, and 2) further ...
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Infopath with 2 views & Custom list - view item question

I have built a list that should behave this way View1 - 2 InfoPath buttons, one sending you to View2 and the other to View3 View2 and View3 have their set of questions If user select one or the ...
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Conditional Text Fields Inside Repeating Sections - how to limit lookup scope?

So, here's my challenge: I'm building a tool in SP to help my department track and evaluate new product ideas. I've taken the business architecture/capabilities map and converted it into a series of ...
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Multiple values column change breaks form in Sharepoint 2013

I need to be able to sort a lookup column. I made this possible by unchecking the "allow multiple values" option in list settings, however now I cannot edit existing entries in the list. When I try ...
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Fire workflow with infopath button, without submitting form?

Afternoon all, Background: I have a custom list which I exported from 2007, and imported into 2010 and then rebuilt the form with Infopath 2010. This form has the ability to select from a dropdown ...
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Creating a folder with information pulled from infopath form

I have created a form in infopath that allows managers to input new hire information. When this form is created and submitted, it goes to a different library that only HR can see and they can switch ...
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Creating connected fields in Infopath form for Sharepoint

I want to create a connection between fields in Infopath form. Let's say there are "Name" and "Surname" fields in the form. Let these options be a drop-down list box with 3 options. "Name" options: ...
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Need to add a link to a form in 2013

I have an InfoPath form for a list in 2013. I edited the form to include text for new additions to the list...HOWEVER, this change shows up in all versions of the form BUT for new additions (it shows ...
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Content types change to read only after publishing from hub, break InfoPath property promotion

The first symptom is: properties from InfoPath forms stopped promoting to the content type columns like they always have before. In the form’s XML, we can see correct field values, but those values ...
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Infopath button e-mail

I built an infopath button to send an email to a specified user. We want to show the current item name in the subject of the email. I worked with formulas like "current(item)" or "strFilename" but i ...
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System.ArgumentException: Invalid field name

We are encountering an error while activating features for info-path form on site collection. Earlier it was working fine but when we deactivate InfoPath feature on site collection and try to activate ...
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Publish InfoPath form in SharePoint 2013 not working

I have full permission on the SharePoint 2013 server: I can create a form library, I can edit the form library in SharePoint Designer 2013, but in InfoPath 2013 I can't. In addition I can't create ...
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InfoPath doesn't show buttons if you click only on view item

I've got a little problem with InfoPath in SPO 2013. Currently I'm creating an InfoPath form which creates single items in a list. I've used there four buttons as tabs. (Click on a button changes the ...
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Access data in Memo field with append changes (2010 Infopath, SharePoint, Access Environment)

I'm currently using a memo field with append changes checked off to allow column history in a SharePoint browser enabled list form (Infopath). I can successfully get to the data using a linked table ...
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External List “fail” on create item

So I have an external list with all the read list / read item / create item operations set up. When I creates an item on the list webpage, SharePoint gives me this error: Operation ...
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Save form in library once data is submitted to SharePoint list through InfoPath

How can I save a form in library once the data is submitted to list? It should be done through a single button click.
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Is there any way to store Infopath form's data in SQL server tables without code?

Is there any way to store Infopath form data in SQL server tables without code? I am using infopath 2010( with repeating tables) and saving .xml form in sharepoint form library.I am using sharepoint ...
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Infopath 2013 Data Connection Wizard to Sharepoint 2013 - The operation could not be completed (already have and using root site)

I'm having problem when trying to create a new data connection to my sharepoint 2013 sites from Infopath 2013. It says "The operation could not be completed". Have read from the forums and all around ...
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Adding fields from multiple content types in an infopath list form- is this possible?

I'm building an infopath form to enter a request form for SharePoint 2013 (SP Online) using InfoPath 2013. There are different kinds of requests and corresponding questions (fields) related to those ...
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change secondary source lookup values using check box in main data source

I have the following setup: A drop-down list pulling information from a secondary source (which happens to be a sharepoint list). This list contains production information with the the first value ...
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Setting up infopath

How do I get InfoPath? I click on Customize Form on my site and it says Microsoft 2010 is required to use this feature. Where can I get a download to use it?
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New Task Form Field on Reassignment form for Approval Task Workflow

Creating an approval task workflow. Need to have another field added in the reassignment form view to allow the user to select an item from a drop down menu. I am able to display the new field in the ...
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Infopath lookup filtered fields from Sharepoint List working in InfoPath but not once form is Published

I have an InfoPath 2010 list form where "Current User" field has default value "Value[Name=PreferredName"] and refreshes value when formula is calculated. I then have a data connection to a SP list ...
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Add items in List as well as save form in document library

Can we save item in list through infopath and save the item as form in document library. Means the data should be saved at both the places simultaneously(list/library) on a button click without using ...
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keeping infopath after an update

I have heard that they are no longer going to use InfoPath in sharepoint. I have numerous InfoPath forms I was just wondering how that would affect them with upgrading. My thinking is I won't be able ...
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Converting the Connection File to UDCX over SSL

Environment - SharePoint 2013, InfoPath 2013 Problem: When I try to Convert the Connection File to UDCX, InfoPath Designer 2013 pops up below error: The specified location does not exist or ...
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Error while creating data connection using XML Document in InfoPath

Referring to this post http://blogs.msdn.com/b/infopath/archive/2007/01/15/populating-form-data-from-sharepoint-list-views.aspx I am trying to create an XML Document data connection using a URL but ...
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Hide InfoPath 2010 section on display of a filled out form if no fields in that section were filled

When a person clicks on a list item, I'd like to hide a section of the form if no fields were filled out. So, for instance, if we had a travel request form and the person didn't fill out anything for ...
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infopath 2010 dropdown list's on changed event doesn't update the next node in current row in repeating section

I have InfoPath form that has two dropdown lists with a datasource coming from same sharepoint list. One is getting code field and the other description field. I want when a user selects one of the ...
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Digitally Signing Forms using _Signature never valid

I have a problem with a SharePoint project in VS 2010. I try to sign an Infopath form from my SharePoint project (with C#) but when opening my signed form I've got a message box that says : One ...
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Repeating section doesn't allow to insert new item

I'm inserting repeating sections in a infopath form but the option to "Allow users to insert and edit" is disabled, what do I need to do? Note: It seems it is because I'm trying to create a master ...
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Infopath - Getting User's name from SharePoint 2013

I am using userName() in an Infopath 2013 form to get a user's name from SharePoint 2013 Online. It gives me: i:0#.f|membership|fred.bloggs@blah.com Is there an easy way to get this as 'Fred ...
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Add topnavigation bar to Infopath form

I add new elements to a list with form created with Infopath. Unfortunately, the Topnavigation bar is missing. Is there a way I could add it to my form page (newifs.aspx)?
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Infopath to pdf conversion in sharepoint

I need to create an infopath document from a infopath form with entries fetched from a list. Then I need to convert this document to a pdf and store it in an document library. I have to do it in a ...
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Approval workflow: Is it possible to make workflow approver depend on the starter of the workflow?

I'm trying to create an approval workflow in order to get rid of a cumbersome paper based document process. Basic idea is that user fills a form and then submits it. The submit should start the ...