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

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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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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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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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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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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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Are there limitation set for the number of rules for InfoPath form used in SharePoint Library?

I have a number of rules that I set for my InfoPath form. These rules are activate when either the form is load or a certain flags have change. After I am done with the InfoPath form, I usually ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Form Library vs. InfoPath forms on a list

What is the usage scenario's for using a dedicated Form library instead of using a custom list as where you modify the data entry form with InfoPath? Is it if you want the added functionality you get ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Duplicated forms overwrite each other at the same time?

There is a SharePoint 2007 form library whereby the filename is based on the following format - YYYYMMDD-HHMMSS and "duplicate files will be overwrite" option is enabled. What will happen to both ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Change the default “Name” column in a Form Library

Is it possible to change the default "Name" column that is created in a form library. One method I saw is creating a content type that inherits from this column. Could someone provide instructions on ...
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SharePoint Form Print Preview Differnt from actual Hard Copy

I am experiencing a problem where the actual print out of a Form from SharePoint is different from the preview. We have three multiple selection list boxes that are populated from an external data ...
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Form Library templates in SP 2007

I want to create a form library template that's available for all site collections in my SP 2007 farm. How do I go about doing that? My understanding is that when I save a form library as a template,...
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Set some InfoPath 2007 form column to be edit-able in SharePoint Designer 2007

How do we set some column to be editable and some not editable for InfoPath 2007 form column in SharePoint Designer 2007? Details: Suppose there is a InfoPath 2007 Form library that contain 3 fields (...
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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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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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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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SharePoint Designer 2007 button in a custom aspx file to trigger a workflow in Sharepoint 2007

May I know how to create a button in a customized aspx file (designed by SharePoint Designer 2007) that when pressed, it trigger a workflow in a SharePoint form library? Scenario: A web-based form (...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I create a Forms Library feature with a custom list definition?

I'm working on a prototype SharePoint site at the moment where a forms library has been created with an InfoPath form published to it. A content type has not been used, the form is bound directly to ...
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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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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 ...