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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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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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 ...
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Submit to one Sharepoint Column from multiple Infopath fields?

Is it possible to have multiple fields in one form, but have them submit to the same column in a sharepoint library? If so can I have a detailed explanation as to how it would be done?
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Email to user who modified the web-based InfoPath 2007 form

May I know how to create a Workflow in a form library that email to the user who modify the form and also CC to a manager? (the manager is a fixed person while the person who modify the form is ...
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InfoPath 2010 forms do not open in the Browser using IE8

If the user has InfoPath installed on their PC the form will default to open in InfoPath. This is not desirable. All forms should open in the browser not in InfoPath. Why? Because some users in the ...
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Additional datasource in infopath

Is there any way to add additional datasources to an infopath form when using an external list? Infopath always complains about the form not being valid, because of the addinal datasource.
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C# behind InfoPath forms

Is it possible to run C# code with InfoPath forms when the form is running inside of web browser? Same question applies to JavaScript also. With web forms which one do you recommend if both are ...
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Digital Signatures in InfoPath enabled SharePoint 2010 Forms

I need to deploy digital signatures (DS) in InfoPath Enabled SharePoint Forms. Its totally new area for me hence I have following questions: What types of DS work in InfoPath 2010 & how does it ...
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How to track status of InfoPath form through SPD workflow?

I am a total newbie on SharePoint, workflows, InfoPath technology... I had never heard of any of it until about two weeks ago. Our environment is all 2007 - SharePoint, InfoPath, everything. I have ...
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Error: “The following URL is not Valid” - Unable to publish InfoPath Form

I have little experience with InfoPath Forms. I was been working on SP 2010 to design an InfoPath form using Microsoft InfoPath Designer 2010 and publish it to a site and attach it to a library. ...
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Custom DIP Using InfoPath calling a web service - DIP Unable to Load

I have a Custom Document Information Panel developed in InfoPath 2010 - within which I am calling a Web Service to return a date value from the server. The DIP when opened independently works fine, ...
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Workflow: Show initiation form after creating new item?

I want to start my Visual Studio 2010 sequential workflow automatically after adding a a new form (or any document for that matter) to a form library. This works flawlessly as long as I don't have an ...
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Promoting all fields in InfoPath to SharePoint

This is probably more of an InfoPath 2007 question, but ultimately I've created a form with 180 fields in it (don't ask, customer requirement) and ultimately I'm wondering is there an easy way to just ...
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Embedding an InfoPath form within a SharePoint page

I have a working document library that uses a template content type, which is an InfoPath form. I have enabled the browser compatibility settings and the "view form in browser" option in the document ...
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InfoPath 2010 error on MOSS 2007

We developed an Infopathc 2010 for (which include filters) and try to publish that on MOSS 2007. However, we are gettig an error msg: "the form cannot be converted because it was designed for a later ...
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InfoPath PeoplePicker can i filter to show only People (user profiles only and no SharePoint Groups)

Does anyone know how I can filter Person/Group Picker (PeoplePicker) within InfoPath to return only user profiles from a SharePoint site and not the SharePoint groups? Using People Picker within a ...
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REST - get custom user profile property - on premise - Infopath

I want to retrieve a custom field from the user profile property with rest. The property is searchable in search. Name of the custom properties "CompanyNumber" But when I try to use ...
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Calculated value hyperlink

Looking for a way to set a hyperlink address AND display in a list without using a workflow. I'd prefer to use InfoPath. I can do it with a workflow and variables, but want to avoid using workflows ...
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Show/Hide columns based on a column selection

I want to display columns based on a specific column selection. I have provided an example below: There are 3 columns Category (Column1 - dropdown column) Reason for Assumtion (column2) Reason for ...
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Hide forms in SharePoint list where checkbox = checked

Ok. So the problem I have is: I have a SharePoint online form library which shows a list of warranty claims, the warranty claim form has a "Claim completed:" checkbox - and what I want to happen is ...
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how to create a query in infopath that doesnt returns current item?

I have an Infopath form, I want to get the lists of records in a form library but I want to exclude the current Item, if I'm editing the item x I want the number of items without this item. I want ...
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How do I get a field to display something based on a selection from a drop down list in Infopath?

How do I have a field display specific text based off a selection in a drop down list? I have a table with one column containing a drop down list and another column where I want some text to display ...
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SharePoint 2010 REST URI won't return data for only some lists, why?

When creating lists in SharePoint, do you have to enable the REST service feature per list or something similar? I have one SharePoint list that returns data fine using REST, the URI is loosely as ...
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Infopath 2010 drop down field to populate document library field

I have Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise and Infopath 2010. I have a complex form created in Infopath with over 200 fields and numerous conditions. The form when submitted kicks off various workflows. The ...
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Error handling by Infopath 2010 for ItemAdd cancelled by SP Event Receiver

How to handle error messages in Infopath form, when a List item add event is cancelled by a Sharepoint Event Receiver? I receive an error which isn't user friendly, I would like to display a user ...
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send email when check box changes state

I have the following requirement I have an infopath FORM where there is a check box for urgent. when this field changes to true, i.e selected, an email is sent. at first it seamed obvious and I ...
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Codelessly extract emails from people picker in InfoPath 2010

I am trying to finish an InfoPath 2010 form that will be displayed in a form web part on my SP2010 department site. The goal of the form is to email another departments group inbox upon submission and ...
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Error in publishing Infopath 2013 form and Form library

I had created a form and link to a form library, but when i click on new document it show me this dialog box with URL ms-infopath:nft|u|.....|s|...... and then it open InfoPath form after ...
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Infopath Form & Sharepoint Form Library Permissions

I have published an infopath form to a Sharepoint 2013 form library however I would like certain permissions setup and cannot figure out how to get it working. Id like the online form to be available ...
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How to create a form in infopath hosted in sharepoint

I am looking to create a form in infopath which I will be hosting in SharePoint which in turn will be accessed by the user using a browser. Once the user fills out the form and submits, I want to grab ...
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Programmatically pre-fill Document Information Panel

I have a document library, associated with a custom Content Type. I added a link on a page, creating a new document associated to this content type (via javascript CoreInvoke). When the document is ...
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How to submit values to list using infopath 2010?

I have a list named "list1". Data to "List1" are submitted using List InfoPath forms. In my list Infopath forms of "List1", data for the controls are coming from "List1" and my requirement is, the ...