Questions tagged [form]

A form on a web page allows a user to enter data that is sent to a server for processing. Forms resemble paper or database forms because web users fill out the forms using checkboxes, radio buttons, or text fields.

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How do I trigger the default form validation without submitting the form

I'm customizing the NewForm of a list item and need to trigger the default form validation from my JavaScript, but I don't want the form to be submitted, since I'm doing that in a callback later on. ...
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Display New Form of a List in a Web Part page

How can we show a List Form/New Item Form (/servername/site/Lists/listname/NewForm.aspx?) as a web part in a SharePoint 2010 page? Adding a list web part obviously only shows the list items/views. I ...
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Add document preview to Document library form

I need to create form to enter metadata for newly uploaded document in document library in SharePoint Online. In that form user should be able to see preview of uploaded document. Actually, user ...
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What are the alternatives to InfoPath

I want to design form, for SharePoint library. Previously I had deign complex InfoPath form, But now I don't want to use InfoPath form. Since Microsoft announced in a blog post titled Update on ...
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How to add hide/show section toggle to InfoPath form?

MS Word 2013 has this great feature. You can define sections of a document with Headings. You make certain lines headings by highlighting the text and choosing the Heading 1 Style from the ribbon. ...
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All internal field names in the farm incremented in SharePoint Online… why?

I've built a large number of forms in SharePoint Online that have jQuery functions built around those fields internal names. For some reason this morning the internal name of each and every field in ...
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Update Custom Forms with Powershell

I'm trying to update custom forms of SharePoint lists in a large amount of SharePoint 2010 subsites with powershell. I'm not quite sure what the correct approach is. The form itself can be found as ...
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SP2010: How to start a workflow which is not related to a document or list item?

I'm trying to build a "list" which is comprised of a bunch of workflows. Example workflows would be: Travel, Reimbursement, Software Request. I would like to list these workflows and allow a user to ...
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Restrict person picker to one person.

I am an IT intern and fairly new to SharePoint/InfoPath. I am working on a form that has already been published to a SharePoint list and I was told to make it so that the person/group picker ...
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Hide/disable ribbon bar buttons with client-side code

In SharePoint 2013, I'm trying to figure out how to hide or disable the Cancel button in the ribbon for the default form (NewForm) for a document library. Looking at the form source, I think this is ...
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How to develop “Form Builder” web part?

I want a Form Builder web part. This web part would create basic forms dynamically on the fly by drag-and-drop controls. These forms would send the form values as an email and/or store information in ...
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Permissions for List or Library Columns

Is there any way to give permission to a specific field of a list or library? I want one of my users for example cannot add or edit data in a specific column. Can I set permissions to the form and its ...
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My browser enabled Infopath form does not open in my browser

We have created a simple form in Infopath and have published it in a new library on our Sharepoint site. When we navigate to the library and click "Add Document" we get an error saying: This form ...
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Form Creation in SharePoint 2013 Standard Version

I have read this article http://blogs.office.com/b/sharepoint/archive/2013/03/04/options-to-create-forms-in-sharepoint-2013.aspx about options to create forms in SharePoint 2013. I learned that ...
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form validation

I am new in javascript. I want to validating a form with five columns. FormDescription My Form Contain 5 input fields and one submit buttom I want following output 1.Initially submit button ...
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How to change SharePoint default redirection after form submit action?

I have created SP survey list. After creating questions need to redirect to my custom page instead of going to overview page.I have included the java script file.Is possible to change the redirection ...
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Creating a form to collect submissions and collate them into a report

The task An executive report is compiled on a monthly basis with submissions from various departments. Currently a Word document is received from each department and they have to be manually merged ...
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Public Facing Contact Form

I'm looking to add a basic contact form to a public facing sharepoint 2013 website. I know that this topic is a highly requested across the interwebs and there is very little answers for new users. ...
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Creating a complex custom form for SharePoint workflow?

I am doing an approval process which (I think) requires a custom form. It would look something like this. User uploads item to a document library. This document item contains individual list items ...
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How to default a Person FormField in New Form Template?

Without using any addons, has anyone discovered a way to set a default value for a <SharePoint:FormField> where the field is a Person/Group? We'd like to default a field on our newform to the ...
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How To Create New Item using ListFieldIterator Control

I am trying to use the ListFieldIterator control in my web part to render a list form. I have a button event that suppose to update the current item from the ListFieldIterator control, after I click ...
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SharePoint Form - Advanced Validation Error Handling

Our company wants to create a more user friendly and branded way of handling user errors when validating InfoPath Forms. We would like to create a message box that essentially would be more ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Adding a button to the body of a page that opens a Form from a List (Without SharePoint Designer)

I am trying to add a button to a Home page that opens a form (modal if possible) from a List. The question is, can this be done without using SharePoint Designer? I'm trying to decrease the amount of ...
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Where can I see the Forms folder of a document library?

If I open the link http://sharePointserver/nameofdoclibrary/Forms in my browser the library is empty. As I read there should be the document templates and the New Item etc forms in it. When I open ...
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TypeError: SP.ClientContext is undefined

I tried to add data to a list using a HTML Form and Javascript. When I sent the data to the list I got TypeError: SP.ClientContext is undefined. After I cleared the cache and cookies everything ...
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Approaches to hide certain list columns from certain users groups, inside the add/edit/views form & inside list views without using 3rd party tools

I am creating a new list inside SharePoint server 2013, which have these columns:- Title Description Price Other… Now I want to only allow users within a specific group to be able to view and ...
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<FORM> tags are not supported in custom page layout

I am creating a custom page layout (I am also using a custom masterpage). I have created a CEWP and linked it to a notepad file, the file is just HTML and Javascript <table border="0" width="200" ...
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Hide Ribbon in Task Form?

How would I go about hiding the ribbon in a task form? I have the form default open in edit mode and don't want the user to be able to see the ribbon at all. Is this possible?
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Change the default file upload destination library in a discussion board post

On our SP 2013 discussion board, if the user wants to insert a file, they click in the body of the new discussion and then on "Upload File" in the ribbon. When the "Add a document" dialog window ...
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Change size of newform.aspx when clicking new item

I want to know if there's a way to change the size of newform.aspx, by default it looks narrow, but my design states that I need more space to display my form without having to scroll right or left, ...
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Limit number of people in Assigned To-field

My list uses a custom content type with a title, description and an assignedto-field that enables my user to select more than 1 person. However, I would like to limit the selected persons to a maximum ...
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How to Query a Form Library in SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2010 Form Library that will have multiple documents. I have one form that will be feeding/creating each of these documents. Essentially, I need to have one document per each ...
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What is the correct template to override for a Document Library display form?

I am trying to use some custom list form templates (only for Display Forms), using the technique described in this MSDN article. My basic technique is as follows: Create a blank .aspx page (no code-...
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Get email and name from people picker SharePoint 2013 online

I've tried retrieving data from a multiple people picker field on a SharePoint 2013 form in numerous ways, the best I've done is getting the display name. If it all possible i'd like to retrieve the ...
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Placing CompositeFields for multiple list items on one form doesn't work as expected

In a workflow task, in custom edit form, i use CompositeField to render relevant fields current task item and for workflow item by setting a different context for CompositeField. However if i put ...
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Create “Edit Item” Button for the Default Form for user to edit their info [Sharepoint 2013]

I am trying to create an "Edit Item" button that does the same function as the "Edit Item" button of the top left of the ribbon. My customer finds the ribbon Edit Item button difficult to find for ...
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Display attachment as image rather than link in custom list form

I am making a custom list form where the user will input texts and can upload images as attachments. This images will serve as an icon next to the inputted text in the allitems.aspx. How can I make ...
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How to generate reports from Form Library documents?

I'm fairly new to SharePoint 2010 and have no formal coding experience, so bear with me. I just created and uploaded an InfoPath form to a Form Library in SharePoint 2010. The form works well. ...
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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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Replacing AllItems.aspx with a custom AllItems.aspx

I'm trying to customize the page that is used to show the content of folders in a certain (dynamically created) list. This page appeared to be AllItems.aspx. To customize the page I decided to replace ...
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Username() in infopath form return empty string on sharepoint workflow form

I have an infopath form loaded as an initiation/association form for a sharepoint workflow. I added a text field wich I want to be prefilled with the current user username. I'm using username() to get ...
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Making DateTime fields ignore user timezones

We have a number of forms using a standard DFWP to serve up some simple forms. A few of these forms have datetime fields only showing the date portion. We're experiencing some issues where user A in ...
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InfoPath 2007 Web-based form to show different page views

I have created a web-based InfoPath form that have 4 views (a.k.a Page Views) - View All, Loan View, Price View and Location View. May I know what buttons or settings I have to click or configure in ...
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People Picker Field Validation without Designer

SharePoint 2010 and unable to use SharePoint Designer Form: Users answer a yes/no question in one column, then provide a name in another column. The people picker column is only required when the ...
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Is there any way in Sharepoint to add a different form to each stage of a workflow

I am trying to figure out a a way to do the following in a workflow If in stage 1 => Send form1 once form1 value1 is true Move to stage 2 In stage 2, Send form2 Once form2 is marked "complete" end ...
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PnP-js-core Document form

Is there any example or guide to start using PnP-JS-core in the forms? Sharepoint Online. I've been looking for a while without luck!
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SP 2010 data form web part pagination not going beyond “next” page

Using a dfwp to display a list from a sub site on a parent site in batches of 5. 1-5 pages to 6-10, no problem but then the paging link does nothing. The "start" link that appears is also dead. I'm ...
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Document Set Name field is empty on View all properties page

Sharepoint 2013 EE (installed not by me). What do I do: Create new Web application Create Site collection in it Add Document Set Content type to default Documents library Create new document set ...
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Infopath Subform/Link to Another Form within a Form

I am trying replicate a database I have in Access with InfoPath and SharePoint lists. Currently I have two lists which are related to each other. List one is Suppliers (Parent) and list two is ...
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Lookup fields will be rendered as a list of checkboxes inside iphone safari web browser , instead of being rendered as a select list

I am working on an issue tracking list which have a lookup column named “Related Issues”, which is rendered as a select list inside IE on desktop browser as follow:- But when I access the list from ...