Questions tagged [infopath]

Microsoft InfoPath is an XML-based toolset of electronic forms software that integrates with SharePoint 2007 and later and Office applications. In 2014 it has been announced that InfoPath will no longer be developed by the vendor. Mainstream support is promised until 2020.

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Get data from the current item task using InfoPath

I have been struggling to find a solution for it but I hope you can help me out. I have a Sharepoint list with the following fields: ID (generated automatically) PLANT (dropdown with the data: LMS, ...
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InfoPath for SharePoint - calculated or lookup field?

I have a field that I want to be a calculated field. Further down in the form, I have a repeating section that will identify "versions". I am wanting my calculated field to automatically populate the ...
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InfoPath: How to show filed value instead of display name for the dropdown box options on Email submissions

Let's say I have a dropdown box with the following options - Display Name: The Golden State | Value: California | Display Name: Old Dominion | Value: Virginia | Display Name: The Lone ...
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InfoPath - Load SPList to set main connection fields item if it exists

I have an infopath webpart form on an aspx page. I am using a querystring on this page as well. When the aspx form opens, I would like to populate the infopath form with the values from the main ...
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How to remove “Submitted by” from Infopath Email in SharePoint 2010

I'm still struggling with a problem in SharePoint 2010 and Infopath. I need to remove the "Submitted by" tag from an Infopath Email. I know that there is a way to hide it like this: How to format ...
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Training progress with approvals

Yet another noob trying to figure things out in SharePoint. My task is to create a workflow that tracks the progress of an employee through our training process. It has three main steps and each one ...
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Workflow or form history in InfoPath Form

I have created InfoPath form 2013 on which I have applied approval workflow (made in SharePoint Designer). Now what I want to do is displaying history like submitted by this, approved by this, close ...
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autopopulate field using user profile webservice in sharepoint

i have created infopath 2013 form for approval workflow in which i add initiator field which is filled using user profile service. its working but it has one error that every time different user login ...
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InfoPath forms randomly saving as XML

I have a series of InfoPath form libraries. All three libraries use InfoPath Client forms - the forms contain parameterized queries so they can't be converted to broswer-based forms. The problem is ...
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Can a Sharepoint site admin (not server admin) Change what options are available on a library Command Bar?

My (non-browser-enabled) Infopath form functionality requires users to have write access to the library (to save changes to previously submitted form data). BUT - I do not want to users to see the [...
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How to make a Link that will open an Infopath form in the Client application

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 ...
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Populate a textbox with values from checked boxes in InfoPath 2013

The problem I'm dealing with involves three separate lists originating from the same site. There is the list the form is attached to(Form List), a list of assets (Asset List), and a list with ...
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Overview of all InfoPath forms and reports?

we are currently maintaining all InfoPath forms and SSRS reports which use a Web API, manually in a SharePoint list, but sometimes we forget some. My question is: can I create an overview of all my ...
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SharePoint/Infopath Save button

I have an InfoPath form linked with a SharePoint 2013 list. The idea is that the user clicks on the new document, fills out part of the form, then submits it via clicking on a "Submit" button This ...
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SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2019 Migration with SP Designer Workflows and Infopath

We are planning to move the SharePoint 2010 environment to SharePoint 2019 using the content database attach method. We are having SharePoint 2010 designer workflows, OOTB workflows and Infopath forms ...
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Possible to have a Infopath form generate multiple, uniquely assigned, copies of itself and post to sharepoint list/library?

We are currently using a sharepoint page in conjunction with an Infopath form. We create a new form using the + button and fill it out and submit a separate form for each division it belongs to (same ...
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Infopath 2013 - Submitting workflow forms through outlook email

I created a Leave Request form through InfoPath 2013. We don't have SharePoint here at work. How can I create a rule that allows me to fill out the form then submit to my Manager then to HR in MS ...
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Plain Text Field Word Wrap CSS isn't working in SharePoint 2013

I'm utilizing the following CSS styling in order to word wrap the text in plain-text multi-line text fields in an InfoPath form (2013). Here's the code I'm working with: textarea{ white - space: ...
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InfoPath 2013 Multi Selection List Count

I want to thank you in advance. I've been doing the search and found something close but did not work. I have a 'multi selection list box' created in InfoPath with 8 items in it. The box is ...
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How to add search bar on dropdown(can choose Multiple box) list by using Infopath or Shapepoint?

How to add search bar on dropdown(can choose Multiple box) list in sharepoint?
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How to fix “Cannot update library or list” on InfoPath publishing?

I am trying to publish the InfoPath 2013 form on SharePoint 2013 but its failing with error "Cannot update library or list". This form was already published on live with same columns. Looking at ULS ...
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When internet shutdown data should autometticlly save [closed]

how can i design a form so that the data users enter into it is automatically saved to SharePoint, without clicking Submit,
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Unable to submit a form made through Infopath

I have a strange problem and haven't been able to figure a workaround even after researching online for more than 2 weeks. We use Office 365 Business Premium and through that i have created a ...
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InfoPath “Cannot update library or list” on publishing

I am trying to publish the InfoPath 2013 form on SharePoint 2013 but it causing issues on last step "Cannot update library or list". This form is already published on live have the same column and ...
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The person who create data have only access to modify And other can only view it in Sharepoint

I want to make setting The person who create data have only access to modify And other can only view it in SHAREPOINT.
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How to add Attachment in Infopath2013?

How to add attachment field in infopath2013? I searched this problem on internet and all are saying to find it on home>Controls>Object but I cant find Attachment on This path.
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How to add search bar in choice view by using InfoPath In Shapoint?

I want to set Search function when user want to select multiple choice from field. Lets say there are number of cities in List view and User want to select specific 5 cities. So I want to set Search ...
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Different EDIT form views in SharePoint 2013 / InfoPath

What is the best way (or maybe easiest way) to do this?: I'm trying to have multiple views of a list form. One view will have fewer columns available than the other. This way, one set of people ...
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Implementing change tracking for list items via InfoPath or SharePoint

We have a SharePoint 2013 list where we keep project information, and the form has been customized with InfoPath 2013. There are around 300 fields in the form/list, and I'm tasked with implementing ...
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Show Calendar Dates for Different Answers

This is my first time ever using Sharepoint so I may be off all together, but I am trying to set up a form for Sharepoint. By using Sharepoint designer which then opens up InfoPath to create the form, ...
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Different FORM VIEWS available from a list's Open Menu (Ellipsis)?

I believe I've seen this done before, but I'm not actually sure how to do it myself. I have multiple InfoPath forms created for a list, and I wanted to see how to go about being able to access these ...
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Is there a way to remove the decoration ( underline ) of a hyperlink on an InfoPath form?

Is there a way to remove the decoration (underline) off a hyperlink on an InfoPath form? I have a header that also serves as a link to relative data however it would look much better without the ...
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Adding a “Delete Row” Button to Infopath form on SharePoint Online asking for Admin Approval

Been looking for a solution to add a "delete row button" for each row on a repeated table form. Migrated over to SharePoint Online but since InfoPath is being depreciated by 2026 some of the InfoPath ...
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Archive or move List Items with Version History and Attachments using PowerShell

I have a large list that I need to archive list items off to a different list within the same site. (I'll make the list into a template to make the archive lists.) The list is an InfoPath list that ...
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Validate attachment in browser enabled infopath form

I have a browser enabled Infopath form and in that there is an option to upload attachments. I want to restrict the attachments to be jpg/ jpeg only. Is it possible to resolve this? Any help is ...
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How to display same APP ID documents from SP library

i have infopath form which was published on SP library. In SP library We are storing documents based on App ID. and every time while changes in Application new Token no. generated. if it is possible, ...
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How to Auto-populate an SharePoint 2013 Form Based on SharePoint List

I am trying to get ahead of the end of InfoPath. I have several InfoPath forms that auto-populate data from SharePoint lists based on the User entering a numeric unique ID. I've created a SharePoint ...
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InfoPath: Drop down choice shows incorrect data

I've just published an InfoPath Form, however, when I open up the form in SharePoint my drop downs are displaying the incorrect choices. ie. for choice 1 SharePoint displaying the choices from drop ...
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SharePoint Designer required for InfoPath?

I work in an environment where we don't have anything to edit our SharePoint sites except with JavaScript. We do have access to InfoPath. However, there looks like some things we have to do in ...
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How to convert infopath form to pdf or ms word in SharePoint?

I want to convert infopath form to pdf or MS word in SharePoint 2013. First I want to add a button like Print to pdf on ribbon bar on the button click form should get convert to pdf. And need to send ...
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Error: Binding a non-repeating control to a repeating field or group is not supported in SharePoint list forms

I am creating a sign-up list for a company potluck, and I want to show the number of certain dish types that have already been signed up for. Details: I have two lists: Potluck Signup List, and Dish ...
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Sharepoint 2016 compatibility with MS Office 2013

We currently have a SharePoint 2013 single farm solution. We also have all our users on MS Office 2013. Prior to this our users were accessing documents within the SP 2013 site using SP 2010 where we ...
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Retrieve value from a drop down in sharepoint list and use those values for infopath drop down

I need to figure out how to get values from the drop down column on SharePoint site and use those values in info path drop down. Can it be down using rules or we need a c# code for that.
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How to enable SharePoint search for partial words?

Search is not working for partial words. I have a phrase ‘Backfield Investigation Reporting’. If I am searching the fields with a search query ‘Backfield Investigation Reporting’ it returns me the ...
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Remove Duplicate Characters in a String

I have several yes/no fields that when a user selects one, it will populate a value in a secondary string field. I have another field which is concatenating these secondary fields together to form a ...
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Ticketing number system using ID (or not)

I have a SharePoint list I need to create a column to be used as ticketing system. I was thinking a simple text + ID column. The field can be hidden, the users do not need to see it. This will be ...
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Send email to multiple people picker selections

I have an InfoPath list form that has 2 people picker fields. I am able to send emails to both fields using this formula below: concat(substring-after(AccountId, "\"), "@XXX.com", ";", concat(...
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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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How to set InfoPath form fields values in task list without using workflow?

I have 5x action items fields on the InfoPath form. This form have more than 500 fields so get touching the boundary limits in terms text box fields datatype. Is there any way that we can set the form'...
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How to set dropdowns field data on Date and Time field?

I am creating an Infopath form in which I have Date, Hour, Minutes, Seconds and AM/PM fields, values are as in the dropdowns way. I want to set the Date, Hour, Minutes, Seconds and AM/PM. In this I ...