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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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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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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Query large (over 5000 records) Sharepoint list from Infopath error

I have an Info Path form which contains a drop down list attached to a Data connection. The data is coming from a SharePoint list with well over 20,000 records. To combat the size of this list we ...
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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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Tabbing Problem with InfoPath 2010 People/Group Selector

I have a InfoPath 2010 form. Somehow my user-profile people picker tabs back to the previous field when I first step into it. Once I tab back in there is no longer a problem. Does anyone know how to ...
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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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Access error publishing InfoPath form to Forms Services

I am trying to publish an InfoPath form to a SharePoint form library, but I am running into problems. Immediately after clicking the Next button in the Publishing Wizard, I receive "You are not ...
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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.
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Hiding Ribbon on List Item Custom Form

I am using InfoPath to create a custom form when users add items to a list. I am using views and my own submit button so I don't want the ribbon to be visible. How to hide it? Thanks
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InfoPath Form Library Form in Web Part

How can I get an existing form library form (that is, one that has already been submitted) to display in a info path web part? For form library forms, as distinct from list forms, I can only seem to ...
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Add new fields to an existing InfoPath and also fill in the newly added fields

I have an existing Infopath form in Sharepoint and they all have data in those forms. I'm able to update the new fields I add to the Infopath in SharePoint. Now one of my problems I have is: Those ...
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Designing an InfoPath form for Search

I am new to InfoPath forms. I have a basic idea that InfoPath forms can be used to capture information related to list columns and the data can then be stored in the list on a SharePoint site. However ...
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How to change view of InfoPath form in WorkFlow

Can you help me with my task: I'm creating a view/edit InfoPath form, using InfoPath Designer, for a task list where a workflow creates tasks. In the workflow I change this: ...
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How to Limit Access to a Form using Active Directory?

I have a specific form that needs to be accessed only by certain users and/or AD groups. How do I limit access to specified users or specified Active Directory groups? Is this done via a workflow? ...
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Impersonating an admin user in order to save form to list

I have a requirement to create an Infopath form that saves the information to a list where no users should have read access. I have been thinking to accomplish this with impersonation where I want to ...
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InfoPath Form and SSL Cert Error

I have an InfoPath form that fetches the current user's name, account, manager, etc.. from AD on form load. Everything works well in the client, how ever when I publish the form to or SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2010 Customized List form using infopath doesn't inherit new fields automatically

This situations has really got me stuck. I have a SharePoint 2010 list that I would like to save as a template. The list is based on Task list template and has a customized forms using Customize forms ...