I have a custom list which has many data connections

in the Infopath data connections when I add connection I unchecked the automatically load data

now in my dropdowns which are connected to the data connections it does not loads data. how can I query and set the dropdowns data on change of field not on load of the form


you can do that by following the below steps in your info-path form:

1- go to your field that should triggers the data loading and right click

2- select Rules-Manage Rules

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3- At the rules window on the right of the screen , click new - Action to create a new Action rule

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4- on Run These Actions add two actions

  1. Set Field Value, which you should set the Query value in your Data conection

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  2. Second action is Query using Data connection and select your data connection

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  • Thanks, I actually put the rule in different control which was not working and that made my day ha ha. – MJVM Feb 26 '18 at 12:03
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    @MehdiJalal welcome, glad i could help – A.Saéed Feb 26 '18 at 14:44

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