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A document library designed specifically for housing user-designed InfoPath forms.

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Get Infopath Xml Form Views using Rest Api

I am basically trying to retrieve all the views configured inside an InfoPath XML form. For example: I have created 2 views in an InfoPath form. One is basically the Default View and One is a Read ...
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Bulk uploads in XML Form libray

I would like to know how can I import 500 records (in an Excel file) to XML form library in SharePoint Online. This XML form library was created with InfoPath 2013.
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Difference in farm with form library

I have 2 SharePoint 2013 farms. On both I have a web application with a site collection containing a Form library. On farm 1, when I open the item callout menu with ... I see this The entire path of ...
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Colour heading on Form

I'm using the Forms Modern webpart in our Intranet but there is a little blue bar that show on top of the form. Does anybody know where this is coming from? Can I remove it or at least change the ...
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Data collected from an InfoPath form

new/inexperienced SP user here. I recently created an InfoPath form to publish on a SP site. I'm a bit confused about a couple of things. The form is a "Change Request" and we want to collect, track ...
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Is there an input field for unique values for Infopath Forms within SharePoint? If not, how to create one?

Goal: I am attempting to create an Intake Form on Infopath and publish it to an already existing SharePoint list as shown below: As you can see, the first field is ID#, which I left the right row ...
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SharePoint O365 Default Content Type Template Loads Automatically

I am working with a Form library, that also has a requirement for users to create Word and Excel files. The library has been configured to allow for multiple content types, however, upon clicking +New,...
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SharePoint lists containing other forms/lists

I'll try my best to describe what I want to accomplish! Basically, I want to create a list that contains many entries of other documents/forms. This is for SharePoint Online As part of the Change ...
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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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Infopath form submission error

I recently moved a section of an on Premise Sharepoint 2013 to Sharepoint Online. The main function of this section is for expense submissions, for this there is a library with a default form for ...
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Infopath to nintex

We are trying to move from Infopath to nintex. What is the best practise to handle the infopath fields that are not list columns. Should we promote all fields to columns?
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Is it possible to convert old multiple selection list box field to multiple checkbox fields without affecting previous forms in infopath

I have an infopath form in which there is a multiple selection list box , lets call this form 'v1' . Now there is a new requirement and I need to change these multiple selection check box to separate ...
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Create a view for workflow tasks in form library

I have an InfoPath form library that is tied to a customized approval workflow. When a new form is created, the workflow is started and tasks are assigned to SharePoint groups. What I would like to ...
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Client Side Validation for document library forms

I wish to do Client Side Validation for document library forms. I have tried doing it using jquery for List forms and it is working fine. But when i tried this for Document Library forms, it's not ...
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Info path form fields as columns - sharepoint 2013

I have a forms library - Infopath forms- in SharePoint 2013. How can I show the form fields as library columns?
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People Lookup in SharePoint Online Form: Can I specify which users you can find and select?

I have a SharePoint Online form where a user can choose their name from the People lookup. I want each user to be able to choose their name only, not choose anyone else. But a Manager can choose ...
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Difference between Document Library and Form Library

What is the difference between Document Library and Form Library? In which scenario we have to go for Form Library? And What are the best practices of using these libraries?
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What is the right approach for this requirements?

Need to build the form in SharePoint 2010, where Logged in user should able to select the domain user to send email from drop down (certainly need to access the domain users in drop down list). ...
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Add Attachment File Button in Library Form Sharepoint 2013

I want to add Attachment File Button (like attachment in email / Browse button before upload something file) in Library Form Sharepoint 2013. So, when I fill that form, I could attach some files.
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Merge Several Columns of True/False Data Into One Column

I am working with InfoPath form data that is then submitted to a SharePoint library and properties from the form are promoted to columns on SP. Nearly every field in the form consists of check boxes (...
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Upload file to library with custom properties

I have simple library with custom columns (language, country etc.) and when user will upload file I want to force him to fill information about file which he will upload. I can't set it up because ...
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Send pictures in an email that are contained in a form stored in a Form Library

I have created a form library where users can report things and add pictures to the form. When users click Save I need InfoPath to send out an email with some details taken from the form. I then have ...
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Programatically download InfoPath form data?

I need to connect to SharePoint and download InfoPath form data programmatically so that I can schedule the download as an automated process. I have found information on how to get the form data as ...
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How to show/hide columns using info path, based if the login user is inside a SharePoint security group or not

I have the following form inside my SharePoint 2013 Issue tracking tool, which I edited using info path:- But I want to hide the last three columns , unless the login user is inside a SharePoint user ...
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list form vs form library

I have to create a form in sharepoint 2013 (office 365 E3), it has the next requirements: some of the fields will be hidden based on some others field selections some fields are calculated we need a ...
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2010: Problems saving an InfoPath form instance to a form library with only item level contributor rights

I got an InfoPath Form with some People fields. The Form is published to a forms library. The saved forms in the library have different permissions (item level). Most of them are read-only, but some ...
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How can I upload multiple Forms into Forms Library and set some values?

I have a forms Library with over 6k Forms in it and I created a new one. As I cant move them directly because almost everything has been changed in the new form (new fields, etc) I need to create a ...
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How Do I Get SharePoint to recognize that a field type was changed on an InfoPath form?

When I first designed and pulished my InfoPath form I mistakenly made two fields Text that should have been Whole Number. I want to be able to sum these values on a SharePoint view, so I changed the ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Form Library version history

InfoPath form library version history is not showing the modified fields. It just displays a link to the particular version of the InfoPath form with modified by and modified date details. if these ...
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Repeating table bound to secondary data source: can't add columns and rows

I'm trying to create a form (in a form library) that updates multiple lists using InfoPath. I have a media inventory list that contains: Media Type Total Discs Available Min. Discs Threshold ...
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Export Data Feed for Forms Library (Infopath) for Reporting

I need to create reports based on the Infopaths submitted in the forms library. This library will act as data source for my reports (reports like how many forms are submitted / some pie charts etc.) ...
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Library name in Content Query Web Part

I am fetching items from all Form libraries in a site collection and displaying name, Document Id (service is enabled in site collection features) and name of the person who submitted the form: Form ...
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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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Custom/autogenerated item name in Forms Library

I am trying to plan the auto-generated custom item name for Form library in a 2013 publishing website project. In other words, I don't want our users to enter the name of the form every time they ...
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Views get modified are when republishing a modified infopath form to a forms library

There is a complex infopath 2010 form with several promoted fields. The form is published as a web form to a forms library on a SP2010 farm. There are 5 similar forms libs on different webs, each ...
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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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Upper limit for the number of fields and rules in an InfoPath form?

We know of the upper limit boundaries of SharePoint itself but, what about the limits of a InfoPath form published to a SharePoint Form Library as a web form? Does the size of the form have any ...
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SharePoint Incoming Email not working

I have SMTP installed on my SharePoint server per the instructions on Technet, using the "basic scenario". I also made sure the relay and connection controls included both IP's for the server and 127....
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Append-only comments field from SP List not displaying in Infopath form

I am trying to get a data connection set up in InfoPath to display the comments history in a multi-line text field with "Append Changes to Existing Text" option enabled. The field comes from a ...
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Infopath forms get checked out and locked on Form Library when any entry is checked out

I have been struggling with this one for a while. We have a Form Library, where a user will enter data into a form and it gets stored. When changes to that entry need to be made, we require a ...
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How to save infopath form with unique filename when it is published as site content type

I created an InfoPath form which should be published as a site content type. The content type will be used in several libraries. The form must create an unique filename for every new instance. Every ...
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Force SharePoint InfoPath content type to open through browser, not pop out InfoPath

When I: create a form in InfoPath designer publish it as a new content type to my FormTemplates folder Go into my Forms Library and add from existing content types this content type It allows me to ...
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Prevent a group from deleting document version history

In a Document/Form Library with versioning enabled (SP 2010), it is possible to delete all versions of a particular document/form simply by going to the "Version History" dialog box. This ability ...
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How to allow users to fill out forms in a form library, yet not create new views?

In my forms library, I want users (who have contributor rights on the site) to be able to add forms and edit forms but not create new views. How can I accomplish this?
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How to create a list of data gotten from many forms?

Salve! I have a handful of subsites, each with a form library that uses infopath content-types. The user creates a new form document in a the library and then fills out the form. I want to gather ...
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How to submit an InfoPath-built form to a Library With a Dynamic URL?

Salvete! I have a custom infopath-built form. I also have 100 subsites - children of a single site collection. I plan to deploy my forms library via powershell to each site, and then, since I used ...
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What would you do if you have to re-create a form library that already contain more than 50 forms records?

I have a situation as follows: A Infopath form library was created in SharePoint 2007 and user have been submitting their infopath form into this library. However, one day, there is a problem, a ...
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How to update a SharePoint 2010 list via an InfoPath 2010 client form using code?

I tried to follow in Sharepoint Server 2010 and Infopath 2010 the article: How to update a SharePoint list via an InfoPath browser form using the SharePoint Object Model which is for Sharepoint/...
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Why such differences between Infopath 2010 templates for a Form Library and for a List?

Table 3 (Comparing form library and list templates) of msdn article Building SharePoint Applications with InfoPath 2010 (Part 1 of 2) states that: support for custom code is available for a Form ...