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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Retention period for Document, List and Forms for SharePoint 2007

May I know if it is possible to set the retention period for documents in document library, items in SharePoint list and form in Form library without using the 'Information Management Policy Settings' ...
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Display 'Related Item' Field in a Task 'Edit' Form

Is there any way to display 'Related Items' in a task edit form? It's already available in the display form, but when you switch to edit, it drops off. Ideas?
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Connecting an html form to a sharepoint list

I am trying to build a customer feedback form in sharepoint. I have created a sharepoint list, which I was hoping to serve as the place where the feedback(s) will be collected. I have also made an ...
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Add description to the fields in newform.aspx and editform.aspx?

What's the best way to add a description to the fields? e.g. I have a field called Location and I want to put description below it about how to enter data for it. I know I can customize these forms ...
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Two dropdowns for one field?

I have a field called target release date. This is how it's presented right now. I'm trying to find a better way to provide this control. I was thinking maybe a drop down for Q1-Q4 and one for 2013-...
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newform.aspx and People Picker field - set current user as default?

This is for SP2010. Got a list. One of the fields is a "Person or Group" type, with the results limited to members of an SP group. I've created a copy of NewForm.aspx in SharePoint Designer, and am ...
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Data from an external form (hosted on wordpress site) into sharepoint list

What are my options for getting data from a form hosted on our wordpress site into a sharepoint list?
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__redirect not working after __commit on Form Action Button

This is in Sharepoint 2007 -- Designer I have written a Form Action button and it has the following Code: <input type="button" value="Add List Item" name="BtnSave" onlick="javascript: {ddwrt:...
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infopath form not updating fields

I have an infopath form that has three read-only fields referencing items in another list, but when someone opens the form the values never change, even if they have changed in the other list. It ...
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How to open a form in a modal dialog popup using C#

I have virtually no experience with web development but now I need to create a web part for SharePoint 2010 and I am stuck. The web part is supposed to find all content types derived from folder ...
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Script to import a CSV file to a SharePoint List

My organisation has an old SharePoint2010 website. The employees have used this site to fill a form to subscribe to some courses. Now a new version of this form is created in a new SharePoint2010 ...
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Prepopulate managed metadata field in NewForm

I am trying to prepopulate a managed metadata field in a NewForm of my list. I don't want to save the value as it will be used as a suggestion passed in through URL a parameter that the end user is ...
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Duplicate error message when leaving a Required list column empty

I have added an issue tracking list inside my SharePoint 2013 team site. And I set the Description field to be a required column as follow:- And inside the “Issue” content type I specify that the ...
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Missing fields in the NewItem, EditItem, ViewItem forms

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have a document library. This document library has no content types. It has directly 5 columns. When I go to this document library I see the allItems view and shows all ...
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Infopath form error when using people picker

SP2013 Enterprise, InfoPath 2013 I've built a form using InfoPath 2013 for a SharePoint 2013 list that includes two people picker controls for entering domain users. The fields these controls are ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - slow site with low number of records

On Sharepoint server 2007, we have a service request site with 9000 records in it. Clicking a new request can take 25 seconds before the blank form opens which seems very slow to say the least. ...
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SP2010 Using Modal Dialog for Forms : Beginner Questions

So I am trying to figure out how to use some java script in order to use a modal dialog to display new item form. The below is what I have thus far, but its not working and I am not sure what portion ...
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Problems storing Infopath 2010 XSN files in a document library on Sharepoint 2010 server

To collaborate on building forms for collecting data, we are uploading our .xsn form templates to a document library in a "Sharepoint Admins" site. There are a couple of problems with this approach ...
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SharePoint Server with Infopath, submit a form without knowing that your saving it

We are looking into using InfoPath with our current SharePoint infrastructure to submit easy non workflow forms that we currently are creating in asp and I have some basic questions I hope that you ...
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Add Item Form Easy Tabs

I don't know where to begin. Problem. I have a form that has numerous fields. There are so many fields it's confusing. Objective: I was thinking I could added easy tabs on the form that could ...
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How do I add a photo to a form without InfoPath?

I on a 2013 site. I would like to add a photo to a form that was created within SP without using InfoPath. Is this possible? here is an example. This was created using InfoPath. Any information on ...
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Bootstrap Form Content Editor Webpart Sharepoint

I am trying to create a form which will style nice using bootstrap to look like one of the forms in the link twitter bootstrap forms However if I add the form tag to the content editor web part I ...
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Enhanced Rich Text Field removes my default text

Im trying to set default text using jquery on a mentioned field type. I can briefly see my text as I open a new form, but then it disappears. I tried various methods - .text() .html() .append() but i ...
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Is it possible to have separate permissions for a form and the library it submits to?

We are using SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010. I would like a form hosted on SharePoint to be available to any logged-in user, however after they submit I would like the library that receives the ...
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How to get fields from New Form View programmatically?

I'm trying to write script (in C#, using Server Object Model) which gets all lists (lists are as-is, no alternation is allowed) from SPWeb (SharePoint 2013) and fill them up with random information so ...
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Redirecting to a different site after submit/cancel on new, edit or display form

There is a well known feature in SharePoint that allows you to specify in the URL where to go after a new/edit/display form is saved or closed by using the Source param - e.g. http://yoursite/Lists/...
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Assigned To error for SP 2010 / IE 10

I am seeing and issue that is specific to SharePoint 2010 and Internet Explorer 10. In this configuration, if I try to use the book icon of the Assigned To field to select people, I am getting an ...
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Format XsltListFormWebPart with xsl style

I have a display form of an external list generated by sharepoint designer 2010. The editable webpart has this code: <WebPartPages:XsltListFormWebPart runat="server" Description="" FrameType="...
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Check if task has already been submitted on opening InfoPath task form and switching view to reflect so

I am trying to make my custom task form (of Visual Studio Sequential Workflow) to switch view to "Submitted" in case someone has already submitted this task before, since this task could be assigned ...
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How to make SharePoint fields mandatory conditioned on other fields?

For example, in a workflow task, I might have a master field called "Approve" which, if set to "No", makes it unnecessary to complete the rest of the form (and thus makes them non-mandatory). Is there ...
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Developing customized form and workflow with only visual Studio 2010

I am trying to duplicate a Domino workflow onto sharepoint 2010. The domino workflow that I am trying to port over consist of many section, fields and button. As such I thought of using ASP.NET to ...
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Start a task from an InfoPath form?

I have an InfoPath form which is used for meeting reports. In these reports we want to start a task for a person who has to do something. The idea is that when a table is filled in a task is ...
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Using postbackurl with enctype=multipart/form-data

I have a form having one text field and one button all I want is to postback it to some other server. I have created an .ascx for it and I have added html textbox and asp.net button and using ...
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Changing the default form url removes permissions

I want to change the default forms for lists with CSOM C#, which is already working fine: using (var ctx = new ClientContext(url)) { ctx.Credentials = new SharePointOnlineCredentials(Username, ...
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InfoPath form: How to display value in a text box based on selection in previous drop down field

I have a form with a field in it called TypeOfCare. users can select five values from this menu: 'Residential' 'Residential EMI' 'Nursing' 'Nursing EMI' 'Care At Home' Depending on what user ...
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Submit selected Multi Selection List box values as new Items

I have a Sharepoint 2010 list with two columns "Title" and "multi-selection". with a submit button. If I Enter Title and select 'One, Two and Four' then click submit new line Item is created with ...
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Sharepoint Document Library Template

Is there any way to make a custom form template that allows a user to input information via text boxes and drop down lists using aspx. I have a form built, but I'm not sure how to put it on the ...
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Link to upload a new document

I have looked to try and link to the "Upload new Document" form for my Shared Documents from my home page but have had a lot of trouble. I am unsure of what other posts are saying when they mention ...
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Switch user from within embedded SharePoint form?

I work at a university where we're using SharePoint forms for much of our workflow for students and faculty. A large problem arises when the user's browser automatically logs them in to SharePoint for ...
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Copying a field from one Infopath form to another

So I have like 10 drop-down menus of manually entered values. These same values need to be on three different forms, and I'd like to not have to type it all three times. I tried going onto the field,...
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How do I get a placeholder of 0?

I want my InfoPath form to have numbers formatted like "010" instead of "10" to then sync with SharePoint. How can I get my form to show the zero placeholder instead of two digits?
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Adding fields from multiple content types in an infopath list form- is this possible?

I'm building an infopath form to enter a request form for SharePoint 2013 (SP Online) using InfoPath 2013. There are different kinds of requests and corresponding questions (fields) related to those ...
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InfoPath complex file attachment

Using SP2013, IP2013 I've been searching fruitlessly for a way to easily attach multiple files to an InfoPath form (for a custom list). Basically what has been asked of me is to make a form for a ...
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Prevent user from re-visit approval form. SharePoint 2010 Workflow

I created a custom Visual Studio Workflow. It works fine and is a simple approval workflow. There is a Workflow Task associated to a dynamic user and the user musst approve or reject it. The Problem ...
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submit button doesn't close the form

I have a sharepoint list which was working fine up to now. Now the problem is that the submit button in the 'new' form submits data in the list but does not closes the form. Actually when user ...
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Passing {@ID} in a Form Action Button URLredirect

Can anyone explain how to properly pass the list item ID in a url when redirecting the url from a form action button? Here's my url: onclick="javascript: {ddwrt:GenFireServerEvent('__commit;...
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Infopath shows error when I try to publish the blank form

I tried to publish the form with all controls using blank form to a sharepoint site. I created new form library and published. But it shows me the error as in screenshot("Infopath cannot save the ...
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SharePoint Daily Task Checklist

Really struggling to work this out in my head. The requirement is as follows: We have a checklist template, which I currently have stored in a SP list, containing 10 items (not tasks) for one ...
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BCS Date Only field on Update Form

I'm tasked with finding a method for Updating a field that is defined as Date in SQL, but rendered as DateTime through BCS (as there is no Date-only type). On the Update form, I only want a Date ...
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Custom edit form associated with edit button on list view

I have created a view from a list which I created. I now have an edit button link on this view and need to link it to a custom edit form. How can I do this in SharePoint Designer. I am using ...