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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Advice needed in my career path [on hold]

I request all your advise in decide which route to take please? I worked in .Net 2.0, Asp.Net, C#, VB.NET, SQL 2005, JavaScript. I didn't get a chance to work in .Net 3.5, 4.0, MVC, WPF, WCF, LINQ ...
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How to Edit InfoPath Form Web Part?

I need to make changes to a SharePoint 2010 page that someone else created. I have full admin rights to the site. I was told that the page is nothing more than an InfoPath form embedded in to the ...
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How to format Infopath email

I administer a Sharepoint 2010 website, where we have a contact form built in Infopath 2010. Once the form is submitted, the form is copied into the body of an email and sent out. Now to my problem: ...
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Adding javascript to a new form in a form Library

How do i add javascript to the form library new form, since i published infopath form as default form page. I am using sharepoint 2013 and infopath 2013 to customize the form. Is there any way to ...
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Add a new group under my:sharepointlistitem_rw with simple data type as repeating selected

Can we add a repeating table for a SharePoint list template in Infopath. If so how can we add a group with simple data type selecting repeating section under my:sharepointlistitems_rw for a existing ...
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Create list definition for Forms

I need to create in a sandbox solution a list definition and list instance. I want to add to it a Content Type which will have a parent CT "Form". When I create a "Form Library" and add this CT to it, ...
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Query string issues

I have created an InfoPath from with two columns. ColumnA is a drop down field and ColumnB is text field. Now I would like to have a query string like this ...
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Can we add repeating table for infopath SharePoint list template

Is it possible to add a repeating table to an existing infopath SharePoint list form template. If so how can we add please provide the steps to add. Need to add Group under my Fields in Main data ...
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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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infopath 2013 permission error

I have a few new computers ( not users) running windows 8.1 and InfoPath 2013. when they try to open a document they get " you do not have permission to open this document or the document is opened by ...
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How to Edit InfoPath Form Web Part embedded into a page when there is no list associated with the Form?

I'm having difficulty editing a SharePoint 2010 page. Someone else created it. The set up is a bit different than normal. The page has an InfoPath form embedded in to it. I have full admin rights to ...
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InfoPath cannot submit the form; an error occured while the form was being submitted;

....The form cannot be submitted to the following location; This thread is already in the background processing mode. I have the above message come up intermittently after I try and submit a form ...
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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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How to verify the data after submitting infopath form

I was trying to verify the data submitted from an InfoPath form, which is added to a list item. I want to use the data submitted and some other data form other list to do some calculation. I want to ...
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New Infopath 2013 in O 365: Select the form template to open this xml file

I create a new forms library in o365/SPO. I click new document and it opens InfoPath2013 and asks for Select the form template to open this xml file Where do I get this from? Also if select New ...
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How to import data from Repeating form Sharepoint 2010

I have an InfoPath form setup on a Sharepoint List that allows the user to enter multiple Repeating Forms concurrently (so 2 or more entries with the same Submit call). 1) user navigates to the list ...
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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 do I send data to a list form from a SharePoint page

I have a page that displays data from several lists and has links to a list form which open in a modal popup. I need to send some data to the form to be displayed on the form. Is there a way I can do ...
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Dynamic people picker value in infopath form

I have an infopath form, where several fields exist. Everything is fine with textbox fields, but there is some trouble with people picker field. I can pre-assign initial value for these field, but ...
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InfoPath: How to create a field which is not saved as a SharePoint column?

I've got a SharePoint 2010 list, with an associated InfoPath form. On this InfoPath form, I've got a TextBox control, "myAlert", that is used purely for displaying a validation message by way of Rules ...
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Saved form when submitted creates duplicate

Is there an easy way to prevent a form from creating a duplicate when submitting a saved form?
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Is there a way to prompt an email send from sharepoint from a checkbox selection in infopath?

I have created a form that when submitted the status changes from blank form to submitted I would like to send an automated email when they submit it. Giving them direction for the next steps in the ...
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Sharepoint 2007: How to use default ID as value in a field?

I have a fully customized SharePoint form by Infopath, I'm using a customized button to perform the submission. I need to make the file name(or Name column) to be 'AAA1', 'AAA2', 'AAA3' and so on. I ...
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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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Infopath Form Cost field cuts off trailing zeros after decimal point

I'm having difficulty with a field in my form. I have it set up as a text box with a data type of Decimal (double) and Currency symbol $ english (Australia) with 2 decimal places. All works fine ...
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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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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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Assign multiple users document permissions using one InfoPath people picker

I'm trying to have my InfoPath 2010 form (actually using InfoPath 2013 but set to 2010) be able to use one People Picker control to pass multiple account ID's in order to set document-level ...
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Display elements using repeating table and filtering

I have a problem with repeating table and display data using this table. I try to display a elements from list “Wydarzenia” (Events) in my form design in InfoPath. I add Client using InfoPath ...
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How to resolve error creating universal data connection file (.udcx)?

Trying to follow along to create a Data Connection Library http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ms772101(v=office.14).aspx but run into the following error: The specified location does ...
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Deploying InfoPath form using Visual Studio only

I am having trouble finding clear instructions on how to deploy an InfoPath form using only Visual Studio. It is my understanding that there are multiple ways to deploy a form with the two most ...
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Previous submitted InfoPath form disappears in form library

I'm working in SharePoint 2013 (Office 365). I have created an InfoPath form and publish it into the SharePoint site. When I submit a new record it will be submitted successfully. But if I add ...
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How do you collect signatures on a PDF that's uploaded on a workflow?

Here's some basic information in order to help you ascertain an answer for me: I work for the government (Department of the Navy). a. This severely limits the ability for manipulation. I am not ...
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How do I add rows from list to repeating table?

I am using InfoPath/SharePoint 2010 in browser, i.e. no code solutions only I have a form to collect income data, daily amounts and weekly total. Data has to be collected against a fixed list of ...
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InfoPath Designer to customize SharePoint list form

When we use InfoPath Designer to customize SharePoint list form (new/edit/display) and then publish, does it uses the InfoPath Form Services or it just updates the XML file for the list form?
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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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Error when Updating SharePoint Form

I have a form that can be edited in SharePoint 2010 when users submit a request. To clarify, it's not the form implementation they are editing, it is the fields in the form that they are editing. The ...
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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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What to do when SharePoint Lists and SSRS isn't enough?

I've developed a complicated InfoPath web form for reporting outages. This system will be maintained by someone with little technical skill, so in a lot of places the form populates its dropdowns from ...
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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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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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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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Export Infopath Form from Sharepoint List

I have a List that uses an Infopath form. Is it possible to extract the actual infopath xml document. The idea is I want to have a process where I extract the item as xml as dump it in a document ...
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Error publishing info-path form 2013 in share point 2013

When I publish info-path form 2013 on site collection in SharePoint 2013 I see the following error. And does not publish. Do you have an idea? Thanks!
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How to edit HTML of a rich text field with an InfoPath edit form?

When a list has it's edit form/s managed by InfoPath, all ability to edit the HTML of enhanced rich text fields is lost. The feature explained at How do I edit the HTML source of a rich text column? ...
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Limit a user group to a specific view created via InfoPath 2010

I have created a new view called 'RequesterView' (via InfoPath 2010) to add items to a issue tracking list. The purpose of this is to limit the visibility of certain fields such as 'Assigned To', 'Due ...
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InfoPath - SQL as Secondary Datasource - Limit Results

I have limited InfoPath experience, mostly using as SQL table UI. I am now trying to create a SharePoint form that will capture data from a SQL table. In dev environment I have been able to add the ...
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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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Can declarative workflow read xml (contained in listitem) created by InfoPath form?

Can I parse xml in listitem from declarative workflow or I need to create rest service that will parse xml? Can this rest service use CSOM to access xml or it must be running on Sharepoint server?
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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 ...