The library advanced settings is already set to "open in client applicaton". But when I add a link to the form to the Sharepoint page, it still tries to open as a browser-enabled form, generating an error. - [Correlation ID:84451e9f-70f7-a000-98f1-5074e6e0f3e2]

I.E. I wish to create a link that functions like [+New]->[Form] in the library view command bar.


You use the Promoted Link app in SharePoint

check out this link : https://sharepoint.rackspace.com/sharepoint-2013-how-to-create-a-promoted-links-list-app-part-1


How did you add a link to the form to the SharePoint page?

Whether you publish the InfoPath form to a Form library? If I just publish the InfoPath to a Form library, it will open the form in the client application when I click +New->Form in the library.

Have you installed the InfoPath client on the local? Try to use another browser and check again.

Try to go to FILE tab in InfoPath Desiger->Form Options-> Compatibility, change the Form type to "InfoPath Filler Form" and check again.

  • Thanks for your answers! I will try the promoted links tonight. – Rob Sanders Dec 6 '19 at 2:53
  • I should have provided a little more detail... I need to hide the library command bars to prevent users from deleting forms outside infopath. So I tried just creating a link on the SharePoint page to the form template. But even with the library set to client application the link always tries to open in the browser... – Rob Sanders Dec 6 '19 at 3:00

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