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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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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Rename attachment file in InfoPath without code

I want to rename the file attached in InfoPath form with my random generated number.I don't want to write custom code Is there any possibility to do it using Action and Rules. Can anyone suggest me ...
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How to create rule to display multiple users in People Picker control

I have an IP 2010 List form. Below is the controls that I'm working with: I have two controls. A dropdown that shows a list of Schemas. As shown above, I have rules made for if the Schema Test (...
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How to Display Friendly Error Message in InfoPath

I have a validation rule in InfoPath that fires if RequestStatus = Ready and Value (Color control) is not present or in this case blank shown below: Below screenshot shows when the validation kicks ...
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get Infopath form id after add into Formlibrary

I want try to get Infopath form id after add to form library by following code spFile = fileLibrary.Files.Add(fileName, fileContents, replaceExistingFiles); and I can't access spFile.Item.Id ...
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SharePoint 2013 custom list infopath form loss of fuctionaility in people picker field

just wondering if there is a fix for the loss of functionality with the people picker field once you customize the default info-path form that comes with a sharepoint list. If you see the default ...
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How to get the text, not the ID number, from an external look-up field with InfoPath?

I have an InfoPath form with a drop-down list that needs to be populated with a field from an external SharePoint list. However the field is a Look-up Field and when I get it to populate the drop-down ...
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How to retrieve previously entered information on a SharePoint list

Please assist me here. I have designed an infopath form and users will use the info path form to populate their timesheet information. I want to know how can i retrieve the previously entered ...
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InfoPath Form workflow approval buttons disappeared

I have a user who complained today that the workflow approval buttons she usually saw at the top of a completed InfoPath form (within the web browser) were missing today. I don't do any of these ...
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How to make a print button in infopath form?

In infoPath form I have a button which duty is to print the current document, I have been trying this one thisXdocument.PrintOut(); but the following error occurs "The name "thisXdocument" does not ...
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File attachment button on InfoPath form not working for user but works for me?

I have an InfoPath form with a file attachment button but when a user tries to upload an attachment(clicks on the button)nothing happens. When I click the same button a dialog box to browse for a file ...
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InfoPath 2013: Customizing “Browse” window of Person\Group Picker

In Person\Group Picker, I can see 'All Users', 'Active Directory' and 'Organizations' in left section. Whenever I search using Person\Group Picker, it shows results from only 'Organizaitons'. So ...
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Workflow can't update promoted field

I have a form made in Infopath in the form there is a field called "FileName" it has a default value "Now()" and has been promoted and the tick to allow edit has been set. I want to update this field ...
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SharePoint look up value A (list number value) and hide Add New button if 2nd list count value B (list count) is equal or greater to value A

I have an InfoPath form displaying formation for a commuter sign up list called "Register Commute" I modified the Content Type Display Form and added a list called "Commuter Sign Up" which is ...
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column validation in 2013

Hopefully I can explain this well enough, I am working in 2013 and I have created a form with 21 fields. There are eight fields that are required from the start, one of those required fields has six ...
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Multiple Signatures in Infopath

I have an InfoPath form I made that I would like to be able to submit to someone's document library in SharePoint to sign. I'm trying to create a signature process that doesn't use any third party ...
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Can i use infopath 2013 designer to design and manage infopath forms on SharePoint 2010

Can I use the Infopath Designer 2013 to design and manage infopath on SharePoint 2010?
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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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Can't create Custom Action in Display Form Ribbon when using InfoPath form?

I have a SharePoint list which uses InfoPath forms. I've created a Custom Action on SharePoint Designer for that list, located on the Display Form Ribbon, but when I go to view an item there is no ...
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I get “Sending Data to the Server” message for about 15 minutes when I try to submit the InfoPath form in SharePoint 2013

I use SharePoint 2013. I built a custom InfoPath form with Workflow. It worked perfect until a few days ago when a problem emerged. Every time I try to submit the form I get "Sending Data to the ...
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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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Attach file to approval workflow email

There is a working approval workflow process using SharePoint 2010, Outlook 2010 and InfoPath 2010. When the task is reassigned to an individual the user needs to attach a document to the task ...
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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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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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SharePoint Online - Custom InfoPath forms and changing content types

I have created a SharePoint CRM tool that uses 3 content types - these are named General, Prospect and Account. The idea being that a new potential customer lead gets added to the database as a ...
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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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People Picker not getting populated in the Sharepoint site

Here i am facing some weird issue. I have a People Picker, which is being populated from a SharePoint list based on the selection in the dropdown. The data connections are made properly and the ...
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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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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, ...