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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My browser enabled Infopath form does not open in my browser

We have created a simple form in Infopath and have published it in a new library on our Sharepoint site. When we navigate to the library and click "Add Document" we get an error saying: This form ...
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List settings > adding Columns > Yes/No or drop down

I created an InfoPath form for policy acceptance. Initially I set a column in the list as boolean (Yes/No) whether users accept or denied the policy. But now the business unit wants a third category ...
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System.Net.WebException: The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized

Here is my Scenario : Its for SharePoint 2007 environment I have a Form Library where the InfoPath form with Managed code is deployed. I have a Custom approval Workflow attached to this form. the ...
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Does SharePoint Enterprise Search indexes attached documents in InfoPath Form?

Does SharePoint Enterprise Search indexes attached documents in InfoPath Form ? I want to search attached document content and name, is it possible ? Well, as per my knowledge, SharePoint Enterprise ...
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How can I use a custom field on a SharePoint List edit form?

I have a list on a SharePoint site. When I open that list in InfoPath, I see the fields to the right. When I load the edit form, store a value and run a rule based on that stored value. I will have ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Infopath form 2010 deployment

An InfoPath form template can be published into SharePoint as Form Library Site Content type Administrator approved form template I have found lot of examples on how to deploy "Administrator ...
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InfoPath 2010 File Attachment error

I am having an issue with InfoPath 2010, I am getting the below error when adding a file Attachment control and a Person/Group Picker, when adding File Attachment control, the file is attached to the ...
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Getting a web based InfoPath form on a custom aspx site

May I know if it is possible to put a web based infopath 2007 form on a custom ASPX file in a SharePoint 2007 Site? (The InfoPath 2007 form will appear inside a custom ASPX file.)
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Infopath 2007 Submit Error: “folder does not exist”

I have about 15 users submitting Infopath forms to a subsite on a Sharepoint 2007 site. The users are set up through PRACS and I think they are all using Infopath 2007. Only 1 of the users is ...
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Have comments append to a history section?

I have a part of a form that needs to be approved/rejected. There is a chain of approvers so once the approver approves or rejects they submit comments explaining why, and it moves on to the next ...
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Sharepoint Designer changes browser enabled form?

I currently had a browser enabled InfoPath form which would open from SharePoint. I recently made changes in SharePoint Designer (specifics here, it's the accepted answer: Simple way to color code a ...
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What happen to the Person/Group Picker field's content when Person/Group is deleted?

In a InfoPath 2007 form, the Person/Group Picker control is often used to select person or group from a SharePoint Site and validate those users against a directory provider. What happen to the form ...
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Downloading web-based InfoPath Form

May I know if there are ways to download web-based InfoPath form from a SharePoint Site and view it under a InfoPath Viewer?
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Infopath browser support

In our company, we have two big SharePoint 2010 farms, one is internet-facing, the other one is intra-net facing. Because we are planning to host all of our internet facing sites (30+), intranet, ...
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Pull Infopath From Templates from Central Admin (2007)

I'm tying to move some Infopath form templates from one farm to another as part of a migration. In some cases, the orginal infopath template can't be found. Is there any way to pull the templates down ...
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Multiple Controls on Infopath Form not working

On my form after a section that was hidden is shown due to conditional formatting all option buttons and checkboxes on the form seem to lose the binding to their datatypes. What happens is that any ...
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Is there a way to modify external list form with Infopath?

I would like to modify an external list form with infopath like I do with custom lists. However, even if I select "create infopath form" when creating my external list, it doesn't seems I can do that. ...
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Turn InfoPath data into an attachment to add to another site?

I would like to know if information entered on a custom list can be transferred from one site to another list item on another site. Ideally the information from the original request would be able to ...
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Modifying the InfoPath Form Validation Message

I am building a customer facing SharePoint 2010 site that uses InfoPath 2010 for forms. My client does not like the default alert message that is displayed when the end user tries to submit a form ...
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InfoPath Pop-Up Window

I have a custom Web Part that displays information in an ASP.NET ListView. Upon clicking an item, I need to pop up an InfoPath form via AJAX to edit the item without leaving the page. The ...
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SP 2013/Designer 2013 - InfoPath Issue

I am trying to rename the OOTB Collect Feedback Workflow Task form “Cancel” button to “Save for Later” using InfoPath. Upon renaming the button and clicking Quick Publish I am receiving a “The ...
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Adding Item Level Permissions to InfoPath 2010 Document on SharePoint

I have an InfoPath 2010 form/document with a person picker field. Because InfoPath people picker fields cannot be properly promoted to user columns in SharePoint, when the document is saved to the ...
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SharePoint Library with misc InfoPath forms (edit in browser)

I have inherited a project and not 100% sure how it was configured to make it work. There are 7 forms in this library. They're not templates for a document library that I'm aware, but when you use ...
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What is the RoadMap of SharePoint and for its Developer community? [closed]

My question is about what is the vision of Microsoft for SharePoint and what ways can we foresee will it affect us, the developers. Will server side technologies remain in priority What ...
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Outlook 2010 Error “This task could not be updated at this time.” Item still processes properly

I have an approval workflow, which sends and email to the person it is assigned to. The user opens the email through Outlook 2010 and processes their task (approve, reject or reassign task). After ...
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How to get User Profile Service information on user OTHER THAN current user?

So much information on how to autopopulate information for the current user or the logged in user in InfoPath. But what about other users? What if there's a field that's 99/100 times going to be the ...
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How to use the “Change REST Url” rule in Infopath 2010 when web service url changes between different environments

I tried to submit this question on StackOverflow but I had no luck. Here is how it goes : First of all, I'd like not to use code in the Infopath form template, if possible. Second, what i'm really ...
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Customize InfoPath Form select element

I have an InfoPath form used for ordering inventory from our warehouse. There are drop-down lists with the roughly 180 inventory items available for request. I would like to make hybrid drop-down ...
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extended SharePoint server 2010 lists have problem with columns that have customized forms for their data gathering with InfoPath 2010

our server is upgraded from 2007 and we have problems there that force us to decide to move sites to the new 2010 web application. after that we have problem with excel services that solutions and ...
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Remove the blank space while viewing the item. using multiselect list box

In one InfoPath form ,I am using multiple selection list box, which is taking value from the list having 50 values. User can select any number of values for example 2. After submitting the InfoPath ...
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How to disable Dropdown in infopath IE doesn't but It works in FF

I have a element of type dropdown I would like to disable in an InfoPath form based on a user's group membership. When I use the below code it works in FF but not in IE 10. ...
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Submitted InfoPath forms cannot be opened in browser

After attempting to solve a minor glitch with security signatures, any form I submit using the InfoPath Form Filler cannot be opened in the browser, even after removing all the signatures. I can ...
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InfoPath Designer 2010 - Format HTML tags

I have set up a web browser form for SP2007 in InfoPath Designer 2010. It points to a list that contains several columns of different types, to include some enhanced rich text multiline fields. The ...
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InfoPath 2007 Template in InfoPath 2010, PDF Export is having Bad Quality and Alignment

I'm working on InfoPath 2007 template within InfoPath 2010. When I export the form to PDF and when I open the PDF, the quality and alignment is very bad. Is there any way to force the template to ...
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SharePoint 2010 InfoPath Library Gantt Chart View MISSING Zoom In/Zoom Out Feature

How do I get the Zoom In/Zoom Out function back into the Library tab as it is in the List tab for Gantt Chart Views? Why would is the Zoom function missing from the Library tab? I set up a Gantt ...
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Routing InfoPath Forms

I'm looking at automating some forms for my organization utilizing SharePoint and InfoPath. I'm familiar with form development and saving them to SharePoint. Where we start getting stuck is managing ...
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Upper limit for the number of fields and rules in an InfoPath form?

We know of the upper limit boundaries of SharePoint itself but, what about the limits of a InfoPath form published to a SharePoint Form Library as a web form? Does the size of the form have any ...
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Trouble With a Step in an Infopath - SPD 2010 Workflow

I hope I can explain this clearly. I have created an InfoPath form linked to a SPD 2010 workflow. My workflow is repeating ONE step over and over (repeating an email function). Step 3 functionally ...
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Append-only comments field from SP List not displaying in Infopath form

I am trying to get a data connection set up in InfoPath to display the comments history in a multi-line text field with "Append Changes to Existing Text" option enabled. The field comes from a ...
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How to Display Uploaded Document Link to View/Download in InfoPath Form?

Hello I am new to Infopath! I have Two Share point Lists: 1. ClientList(ClientID,ClientName,Title,ID) 2. ClientDocuments(DocumentID,RelatedClient,DocumentName,Title,ID etc) RelatedClient field has ...
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How to Bind textbox/ListBox from one List with depending on other Dropdownlist populated with Another Sharepoint list in InfoPath?

I have a DropDownList which is populated with One SharePointList in INFOPATH DESIGNER and the value for other textboxes are filled depending on this DropDownList Selected Value using Rules & ...
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How to open document in Edit mode from InfoPath form

I have an custom SPList that has a Hyperlink field pointing to a document in a document library. The custom SPList has custom InfoPath forms for View and Edit. To open the document in edit mode, ...
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Best way to create a list with hidden columns with Data pulling from InfoPath form

So I have been working on this for a little bit here is what I am trying to accomplish: Using OOTB SharePoint 2010 Functionality I want to create an HR Referral System. Basically an InfoPath Form ...
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How do I archive Infopath forms uploaded into Sharepoint 2007 when my Sharepoint site runs low on storage?

I have designed system where users submit Infopath forms to a Sharepoint 2007 site. The Infopath forms allow users to also attach pdfs in their submission. My problem now is that the Sharepoint site ...
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Why is Infopath 2010 form view scrolling above the viewing window?

Using Sharepoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010, we have created a multiple view form. The main view of the form is the basic entry form. We have another view in the aspx file that simulates a dialog box with ...
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Cannot publish my InfoPath form in SharePoint 2007 any more

When I was publish my InfoPath form to my SharePoint 2007, it give me the following error: updating the content type failed I went though a search and many of the search return (Microsoft Forum, ...
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What can cause (almost) all views on a SharePoint document library to lose all of their filter conditions?

My particular instance of this problem occured such that all but two of our document library views, and all connected web part pages lost their view filters. Detailed data points below. SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2010 FBA InfoPath access denied to webservice

I have a SharePoint 2010 web application using Claims based authentication. Anonymous access enabled Windows authentication enabled, integrated Windows authentication, NTLM Forms Based ...
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InfoPath Dynamic Hyperlink?

I've created a field in a SharePoint list to hold a URL. The catch is that the URL in this field gets updated by InfoPath as the user sets other fields within the list. By the time the user gets to ...
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Displaying tool tip for dropdown list items in Infopath 2010

I need to display tooltip for Dropdown List items in Infopath Form 2010 as my text is getting truncated , the dropdown list is binded to an external dataconnection. Thanks for helping.