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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Unable to open infopath forms when migrated from MOSS 2007 to sharepoint 2010

We have migrated MOSS 2007 site to Sharepoint 2010. It consists of Infopath form library. We are able to migrate all versions of the document. New version opens in Infopath 2010 form , but older ...
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Infopath admin approved forms at Site Collection level

I have created an Infopath Form which has some custom C# Code written. Since this form contains code it has to be an admin approved form and hence I need to go to central admin -> upload template and ...
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Workflow deployment in a multiple WFE farm environment

The issue is:, I change the visual studio workflow's initiation form via infopath create the wsp package again Retract and Remove it via the ca. Deploy the new package via powershell When I try to ...
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InfoPath - Is it possible to switch default views and then save this setting with a button?

So lets say that I have two views, one that is the default and another that can be triggered with a button. Is it possible to switch views, then have the view that you switched to become the default ...
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Can you email different sections to different people from one form created in infopath and submitted to sharepoint?

So for example I have 3 sections, and each person has a complaint box (regular text box) and a person responsible (contact selector). Now when I submit the form, how do I get each sections to email ...
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How do I get a listing of the contents of a Document Library?

Sorry for the simple question. I have a Form Library whose directory listing I need to access from an InfoPath form containing custom code. I don't need the contents of any of the files, just the ...
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Restoring Infopath Workflow metadata

We have problems with regards to backing up workflow status data, that we have been trying to solve for about a year now. The situation: After restoring individual InfoPath forms the workflow status ...
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Infopath form - Wont let me “Add Document”

I get following error when I click on "Add Document" on a infopath library. This feature requires Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or later and a Microsoft Sharepoint Foundation-compatible XML editor ...
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How to Pull Field Data from InfoPath Form into SharePoint List

I am using SharePoint 2013 and InfoPath 2013. I have an existing SharePoint List that's populated by an existing InfoPath form. Currently, only a few fields that are from the form appear in the ...
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SharePoint 2013 check run workflow stops automatically and how to restart workflow

I am planning to have a workflow in SharePoint 2013, run a weekly loop from start to end dates. This will run fine normally. However how about when the process stops due to like the server going down. ...
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How do I add a photo to a form without InfoPath?

I on a 2013 site. I would like to add a photo to a form that was created within SP without using InfoPath. Is this possible? here is an example. This was created using InfoPath. Any information on ...
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InfoPath 2013 retain current values but save in new record

(This is a bit of a duplicate question but it was asked a year ago and it wasn't answered helpfully.) I've got a form created against Office 365 Sharepoint custom list. Pretty much everything is ...
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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 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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Closing web enabled infopath 2010 form code behind sharepoint 2010

We have a custom button, which when clicked sets few fields in infopath form and then does data submit using data connection, now we want to close the form after data submit. Any suggestions? this is ...
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Customizing the Infopath 2010 Error?

I want to customize the error message that infopath gives if a field is blank. I have a Submit & Save button and on its click if any field is blank, it should show a popup that 'Fields with * are ...
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Convert the Infopath Form into PDF or Excel in SharePoint 2010?

We have designed an Infopath Form and published as a document template on a library. Now, we would like to add a feature to export the InfoPath Form details to Excel or publish the InfoPath Form as ...
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Infopath people picker repeating field

Is it possible in Infopath 2013 to make the people picker a repeating field? As in, you put in one name and verify it, then another people picker box appears below it to put in another user, which ...
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SP13 Capturing Email Address in Survey

I created a survey and have the "Created By" column type active. However, when individuals answer the survey instead capturing just the "created by" field is there a way to capture their email ...
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How do I get rid of an InfoPath form on a Sharepoint List?

I have a SharePoint list that is an InfoPath list and I want to scrap the form. I want to just revert to standard List forms. Can anyone help?
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Why are duplicate List Items being created when I Submit an InfoPath form to my list?

I seemed to have broken something fundamental. When I edit a SharePoint InfoPath form List Item, it submits an entirely new list! How can I make my Submit button perform the "old" way and just "save" ...
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InfoPath 2010 webservice connection error - 401 unauthorized - user profile service

The form works sometimes and doesn't other times, or it throws an error and still pulls the appropriate data. All loopbacks have been disabled for all wfe and app servers. I saw that some are adding ...
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Hiding parts of form InfoPath2010 button

I am Trying to create a form in InfoPath 2010. I would like it that when a button is selected it hides certain parts of the form. Ideally it will hide tables. I have looked at rules but there seems to ...
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How to Search in in list inside infopath form in SharePoint 2010?

I want to search in a list inside infopath form and if the list item found then I want to populate the other data. Any answer how i can procede? Like there should be one textbox and a submit button, ...
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Submit fields in an InfoPath form to multiple lists

I would like to create an InfoPath form that submits two fields to one list, and two fields to another list. Could I use a button with rules that bind to multiple data connections and then promote ...
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Can i access/use a single value in a multi-valued list box using Infopath?

i have a multivalued list box "Release Scope" and it is just 3 values. i try to use a Rule that whenever the Value 'contains' "Targeted" then something will happen. this doesn't work. how can i ...
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do Calculated columns work on an infopath form based list?

i have a list that is controlled by an infopath form and i am trying to add a calculated column to the list (because a value will need to change dynamically and if i use infopath to do the ...
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InfoPath Decimal Field Not Maintaining Decimal Preceding in SharePoint Library

Here is what I have done. I have created one new blank InfoPath Form and added (for example) 3 fields, say A1, B1, C1. A1 = Decimal Field = Decimal Preceding : Auto B1 = Decimal Field = Decimal ...
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How to collect data from many users

In our company from time to time there are polls (like 'Name, Employee number, Will you attend the christmas party? Dinner preference?' ... ) which are typically handled via Excel sheets shared in a ...
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Validate Infopath Person Picker Against SharePoint List

I have: A Person Picker in an InfoPath form Set to current user by default using SharePoint userprofileservice A SharePoint List with a person column this list is available in my InfoPath form as ...
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Infopath 2010 browser enabled form columns export into excel spreadsheet?

I have a infopath 2010 browser enabled form which i have submitted to Document Library.I have to export number of columns of form into excel sheet. Now, i am able to use Export To Excel option ...
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Can This Complex Form Built in InfoPath?

Hello all, I am a sharepoint expert who is not very experienced in InfoPath. Now i have a requirement to move a paper-form into sharepoint. So these audit forms will be managed on sharepoint ...
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InfoPath 2010 Person/Group Picker: Need “write in” option

I've placed a person/group picker on a web enabled InfoPath 2010 form. It comes up and allows me to pick names from the farm no problem. My issue is that I want to be able to write in the name of an ...
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SharePoint 2010 People Picker Limitations issue

I have a SharePoint 2010 Infopath List form. In this form I have a people picker field and a Date picker field. Now I need to make people picker field Mandatory only when Date picker field is not ...
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How best to set up a Policy and Procedures Acknowledgement library

This is more of a discovery type question. I need to set up a policy and procedure library with policy acknowledgements. I need to be able to track who has completed the acknowledgement and I don't ...
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Where to make the changes to enable an InfoPath 2007 Form to open in a browser.

At present an Infopath 2007 form will not open in a browser. I am looking for a way to force it to open in a browser and a description of how to do this,
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infopath publish form into sharepoint server

is it possible to publish an info path 2012 form that have c# code inside it ? i tried to do that but when i click publish and choose one of the publish choices it gives me this message. form ...
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What's the sense in forcing to digitally sign the Infopath 2010 forms?

Whenever I create an Infopath Filler Form in Infopath Designer 2010 and attach C# code there, for example, to show a messagebox on a button click, I am getting: InfoPath cannot open the selected ...
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How to get look up fields display name?

I have a list with 3 columns in it. Title, QType, Qtype_Text .. Title is usual field. QType is a lookup field (it works). And Qtype_Text is a kind of singleline textbox. I want to get QType's ...
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Connect ECT to SharePoint List in InfoPath?

I'm trying to create a list in Infopath 2010. I'd like one of the fields to be a drop down list that connects to an external content type list. It doesn't show any of the External Content Type Lists ...
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infopath hide fields based on sp group

Is it possible to hide fields in InfoPath form based on sp group. Can you a proven link or some cool ideas.
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Filtering Secondary SQL data connection with value from Main data connection

I am trying to develop a form in InfoPath 2010 for displaying a list (Repeating Table) of data from a SQL table. My goal is to display not only the included table columns but values from Foreign Keys. ...
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Can a C# web service access an Excel Services workbook?

A bit of background: I have an InfoPath browser form that I have connected to a C# web service that I've written. I have an Excel Services worksheet published in SharePoint as well. What I'd like to ...
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how to change multi-select to be blank value by default in infopath 2010

I have an infopath 2010 form that is defaulting to check the first item in the list. I'm needing all items to be 'unchecked' by default. I've changed the default value in both the sharepoint list ...
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Custom Infopath form - Dynamically create controls dependent on user entry

I am creating an inventory form on InfoPath 2010 to be used in SharePoint 2010. I need to dynamically generate controls (text boxes) for serial numbers which depends on the number entered into a ...
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Format-number() not working in calculated column

CASE: I'm using a Workflow in a huge process, one of which is to set an Infopath column to be incremental. However, this incremented column value has to be in a certain format and cannot be done in ...
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Disassociate InfoPath Form with SharePoint List

So, I created a SharePoint List and spent a fair amount of time customizing the form in InfoPath adding various bits of functionality (via SharePoint Site-->List Settings-->Customize Form). ...
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what book would you recommend for infopath development

Are there any books that you would recommend to a developer for infopath 2010 development for sharepoint 2010?
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Populate ListBox dynamically in term of the choice in another ListBox in infopath

I have serverals problems to create a dynamic form with InfoPath. Here is how my Sharepoint lists looks like : Places Table : City | Adress | Phone number | ... Ressources Tables : City | ...
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Form load options in Infopath designer 2007

In Infopath designer 2007, where do I find “Form Load” Options (like the one which is present in Data connections in infopath designer 2010). please Indicate the location.