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/Workflow error: A button in the form template is missing an xd:CtrlID attribute?

I have a list with a custom InfoPath form. There is a workflow tied to the list which, in turn, starts an approval workflow, then sets fields when the approval workflow completes. I have full control ...
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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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Infopath hyperlink field with calculated default value is not updated in Sharepoint list upon edit

I have a hyperlink field in an Infopath form which is set to populate a file Hyperlink to a shared drive based on entries to other fields in the form, using below formula for default value: ...
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Site collection upgraded to 2013 - help me identify what's missing

This is the first time I have dealt with SP2013 running in 2010 mode, so there may be some things that are fairly common knowledge that I do not know about. I have been brought in to help ...
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InfoPath getting the ID not the value I configured in lookup field

I have two lists setup: Office: only has title field LOB Manager: has responsible person and a lookup column to the Office list. The office lookup in LOB Manager is configured to use the Title ...
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Change name of infopath form

We have a bunch of archived reports in a document library which are linked to an Info path template. That template has become corrupted but luckily we have a working copy of this in a backup folder. ...
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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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Rich text box styles and markup

I have a Rich Text Box control with Enhanced rich text (Rich text with pictures, tables, and hyperlinks). When I create multiple views for that, list styles and markup are not displayed in sharepoint ...
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Locked Row in database for key on Infopath Submission for Contribute Permission + below w/ Custom Event Reciever (ItemUpdating)

Basic Rundown of Process: I am creating a Process wherein an InfoPath form is Submitted to a Library, certain managers will then have the ability to change a drop-down to either Approved or Rejected, ...
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Validate 10 fields on Infopath form before Submit form data

I have SharePoint 2010 list and I Customize list form in InfoPath form in 2010 In my scenario I have 15 Fields I want to give the validation alert on fields before submitting the button. Also one ...
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Access data from web.config in infopath 2013

I want to access the URL from web.config file in sharepoint 2013. I have written the following code : string siteUrl = System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["strSharepointURL"] + ...
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Editing a custom infopath form published to a library?

I had built an infopath form and published it to a library in sharepoint. Unfotunately, I lost the file on my local machine in the middle of a user profile sync chaos. I tried editing the form in ...
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InfoPath Designer - Largest Field Size

What is the largest field size that can be created in InfoPath Designer and is it a Text field or a Memo Field or something else?
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How do I add a digital signature to an Infopath form in Sharepoint 2013

How to add a digital signature to Infopath form. You need to have a Infopath filler but that is not what resides in SharePoint. Is there a way to add a digital signature line?
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Infopath form field does not retain the value

I am working with an InfoPath form where I set a value of a field to "1" on form submit. But to my surprise the field does not retain the value when the form is opened after submit. I am unable to ...
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Fields randomly being visible in InfoPath form

I have rules on an InfoPath 2013 form where if a check box is checked, a field should show. If I fill the form in order from top to bottom, I don't have any issues. However, if I fill certain fields ...
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Infopath form printing extra blank pages in SharePoint 2013

I have an InfoPath form. When I am printing the form, it is printing extra blank pages. If the form has 4 pages content it is printing extra 8 pages. I even tried to create a different view and ...
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ontaskchanged event is not triggered in a moss state machine workflow

I have this workflow which was working fine. But now it does not. It has the following states -inital, stage1, stage2, stage3, final. Initial stage works properly. In stage1, create task also works ...
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InfoPath 2010 and Visual Studio 2012

I would like to generate InfoPath forms (2010) with managed code and debug the form template with Visual Studio 2012. I have downloaded and installed the Visual Studio Tools for Applications 2012 plus ...
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Add existing data to Infopath Form Library

I have a Sharepoint Form Library and a Infopath associated with it. The form (Employee New Hire)contains employee name,address , designation etc fields. Once the new employee joins,the form submits ...
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How to delete a large number of Content Types from Content Type Gallery?

We have a lot of InfoPath forms deployed on our SharePoint 2013 farm as custom Content Types. Over the period of time there are now a lot of such unused custom content types in gallery. When i say a ...
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Infopath form opens as read only and cannot be submitted by only some users

We have an infopath form that we created so our staff can submit their expenses through SharePoint. This form then needs to be signed and approved by someone in upper management. Once a form is ...
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InfoPath save and copy action

Is it possible to have a "save and copy" button on an InfoPath form based on a SP 2013 list that will save the current form and then open a new one with the previous forms data pre-populated? This is ...
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Using different InfoPath forms for Edit or Submit

I am an Infopath newbie and am sorry if this is something I should have found with Google. I've searched for an hour or so and can't find anything similar. First, my company uses Sharepoint 2010, ...
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InfoPath form tabbing out of form fields and not into controls

I have a form on infopath that when tabbing through, tends to go off into sections outside the form, where there is no data. It also will not tab into controls, such as radio buttons and drop-down ...
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How to setup Metadata Navigation to include Lookup field values?

I have an InfoPath form that has a lookup field to a different List. I wanted to set Metadata navigation on the InfoPath form list so that the Lookup field would show up in the Available Heirarchy ...
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How can I implement Track Changes functionality with InfoPath 2007/2010 in SharePoint 2007

I need to track changes from version to version in my InfoPath forms that are hosted in a SharePoint 2007 form library. Can someone walk me through what my options are? I need to understand all of ...
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Merging multiple form libraries into a single view

I currently have two separate form libraries: one old one, and one new one. All new forms go into the new one, but the old library still has active forms in it. We created a page with filtered views ...
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InfoPath validation rules not working

I have customized a nornal SharePoint list with InfoPath that will not allow users to upload any attachments with special characters. However when I click on the Submit button, though the form cannot ...
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Infopath form does not close after submit

I have configured the submit data connection and selected the option of "Close the form". But the form does not close after it is submitted successfully. The form remains open even if this option is ...
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Promoted field not accepting changes in data even if it is enabled for editing

We are using infopath 2010, sharepoint 2010, nintex workflow 2010. I created a form in infopath with some promoted fields. When i deploy it to staging environment, it works like a charm. no issues at ...
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More than 255 characters in multiple lines of text?

I have an InfoPath Form which submits the text of a textbox and saves it in a SharePoint list. Whenever a user types in more than 255 characters and I want to edit the element in the SharePoint list ...
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Browser Infopath Form Doesn't Submit Data to SharePoint Library (but Saving the Form Does)

So I followed a CBT Nugget instruction on setting up an InfoPath 2013 Form and getting it all connected to SharePoint 2013 so that it could be filled out by users via the browser and then set up an ...
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Cannot be blank as rule in sharepoint designer and infopath

Is there a way inside workflow rules to make this rule: "if field A is not empty, then field B cannot be blank"?
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After migrating the Infopath designer form from sharepoint 2010 to 2013 version, people lookup icon is not working

In my application, a form which is designed in sharepoint 2010 is been migrated to 2013 version, but unable to click and check the people or group icon and select the list for the same. The same ...
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Set Multiple Default Values for People/Group Picker

I have a scenario where I would like to set the default values of a people picker to a handful of users based on information in the form. However, if I set the AccountID of the field to a concatenated ...
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InfoPath Forms Services - ComboBox Type-Ahead Not Working

We have a simple list with a Lookup to another list on a single-line-of-text field. I customise the form with InfoPath and change the drop-down-list to Combo Box. I set the List ID as the Value and ...
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What does the ms-infopath in a url do?

If you have a link with a URL like ms-infopath:ofe|u|https://myportal.sharepoint.com/site/someform/SOMEINFOPATHREF-220103C.xml What does the prefix to the URL do? Do all browsers understand this ...
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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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Allowing multiple selections for people/group picker not working

I have a InfoPath form published to a SharePoint list which has a people picker field. I enabled 'multiple selections' on the people picker field, however when I submit the form with multiple people ...
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What else is in the _layouts folder?

I found a useful way to force an InfoPath form to open directly in the InfoPath client (even across different SharePoint domains) by using the FormServer.aspx page within the _layouts folder. I do ...
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data store from infopath form 2010 to sharepoint 2007 list

I've created infopath form to collect the data from users to store sharepoint 2007 list, however the it has been saved as infopath file not as data? i just want to send this form via email and users ...
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Button in InfoPath to start workflow read only permissions

I have a workflow that will send a copy of a list item via email to the initiator of the workflow. I would like to put a button on an InfoPath form that runs the workflow. I know I could do this by ...
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SP 2010 Column lookup w/ prepopulating other columns within a form

Hoping you can help me out as I can't seem to find the exact answer on any site. I am currently using SharePoint 2010/Infopath 2010. ISSUE: Not being able to do a column lookup (without a dropdown) ...
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Export Data Feed for Forms Library (Infopath) for Reporting

I need to create reports based on the Infopaths submitted in the forms library. This library will act as data source for my reports (reports like how many forms are submitted / some pie charts etc.) ...
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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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InfoPath form using external SharePoint list data issue

I'm having an issue displaying data on an InfoPath 2013 form (hosted in a SharePoint 2013 library) which uses external data coming from a SharePoint list on the same site. I'm using external data ...
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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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Associate an existing site column with a published Infopath content type

I've created an Infopath form and published it as a content type to my SharePoint site. What I am trying to do now is modify the form (and content type) to include an existing site column that was ...
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Need insight on UpdatePanel / _DoPostBack with JavaScipt

I've spent the better part of three days trying to wrap my head around UpdatePanel and _DoPostBack to find a solution to my problem with my infopath browser enabled form. I have a simple script that ...