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A data connection is a dynamic link that is used to receive or submit data between a Microsoft InfoPath form and data that is saved outside the form, such as a SharePoint server, Web service, or database.

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RE: Autopopulate People picker with mutiple emails from existing data connection based on Muti-Select list box selection- Infopath

I have been using InfoPath 2013 to create a list form. I need some help in SharePoint InfoPath auto-populating people picker with multiple-person email. explaining the requirement in detail: My form ...
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Override a default field value from a data connection

I am trying to override a field value that has a default value which has been pulled in from a data connection. When the field is blank I want to set the value "N/A". My form field is a ...
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Using Infopath forms and Sharepoint List forms on the same list

I created an Infopath form to allow customers to submit data to a Sharepoint 2013 List. Is it possible to still use the Sharepoint List forms to view the information that was updated on the list by ...
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How to deselect the child selection while unchecking the parent selection in InfoPath multi select cascading dropdown list

I have a multi-select cascading dropdown list in my InfoPath form - it displays city based on the state selection inside the repeating table - this works fine. The problem is, once the user selects ...
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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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InfoPath 2013 form works in Preview and fails when uploaded to server

We are migrating an application from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2013. As part of this, I am migrating Code based InfoPath Form 2007 to InfoPath 2013. I updated all the data connections, web service ...
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Unable to create an Infopath form that pulls data from a SP list

I have created several Infopath forms that pull data from specific SP lists. In these cases I was able to open Infopath, select the SP list option and paste my website URL in to connect to my list ...
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InfoPath 2013 SharePoint Online Switch Views New., Manager, Admin

I have a web browser infopath form that has 3 views. Default view is the New once it is submitted an email is route to the Manager (view=Manager) based on permissions the view should show the Manager ...
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Pull mulitple fields when getting dropdown choices from external data source

I've tried searching for this as I'm sure others have had the question but can't find a way to word it to find a result. I have two lists setup - one with a list of people and their data (IDs, First, ...
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InfoPath User Profile Issue after migration with Sharegate

I m migrating SP 2013 to SP Online using Sharegate tool. After migration GetUserProfileByName property is not working in Infopath form because it is accessing one On-Premise web service. How to fix ...
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InfoPath Data Connection Email

Working in InfoPath 2013. Background - I have a InfoPath form connected to a SP List. When the form is submitted an notification is sent. The notification email is sent from InfoPath that was ...
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Submit Infopath fields to different lists

I have an infopath form that submit repeating rows to a list in SP online, but there is one field that needs to submit to another list. Is this possible?
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Infopath forms added to sharepoint library/list. Then the data that have been submit through "submit button" will save in another list

How do I publish the InfoPath form in library/list in sharepoint? (Means like once we open the list/ library, we can straight fill up the form) Then when the user fills up the form and presses the "...
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show username in infopath form

I need to show the user full name in InfoPath form. I tried the webservice and data connection for User Information list but still not getting. Can any one show me the steps he/she follow to show ...
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What is Data connection Library?

What is the data connection library in SharePoint online? what is the relation between the Infopath & data connection - library? When to use a data connection library? What are the uses and ...
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How to save list data on repeating table InfoPath form in SharePoint

I have created list on SharePoint and insert list's Create the data connection. After that drag the list secondary field on InfoPath form in repeating table.The list data is get showing on the ...
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Second REST call within InfoPath causes state service error

I have an infopath form, which uses both SOAP and REST web services. When I work inside InfoPath form preview, everything works well. The problem is when I publish the form and use it from the IE ...
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InfoPath 2013, repeating table (secondary source) values into 1 textbox?

Using SharePoint Online and InfoPath 2013, how do I populate a text box with values from a secondary source. I found these post1 and post2 as references but still cant figure it out I can display the ...
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Infopath Form Submission Issue

I created a Submit Data Connection on Infopath for a Sharepoint List. The Submit Location is the same as the Main Data Connection, however: -When I use the Main Data Connection to submit, I get an ...
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Infopath Form is being submitted after inserting values in People Picker/Inserting an attachment

My form is being submitted after inserting values in People Picker/Inserting an attachment. Why is this happening and how to prevent it? My form's behavior is not like this before, not sure why it ...
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Mysql database in infopath 2010 form

I have mysql database with table. In this table there are data that i want to show in infopath and i save in sharepoint list. Can you help me how?
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Character limit on dropdown list

I have a list customized using InfoPath, The list has a dropdown list when the user selects this dropdown list, it brings huge data from an external list/data source and populated in this dropdown ...
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sharpoint list doesn't connect to excel service via web browser

I am running with an issue which caused me a lot of waste time in vain, I customized a SharePoint with InfoPath 2013 and connected it to an excel file(using excel service)to perform some complicated ...
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Get data from Oracle into Infopath

I'm trying to get data from Oracle into InfoPath. I have created a linked server. I am getting data connection base OPENQUERY: select * from OPENQUERY (ORADB, 'select * from DBCUSTOMER where .......
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Accidentally published wrong InfoPath form! Missing data! HELP!

We use SharePoint lists with InfoPath form templates for various lists. When a user fills out the InfoPath form, it is submitted to its respective list. Each list has columns published that pulls ...
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InfopPath services with Credential Guard feature activated do not work

I have an InfoPath form which calls a few web services (some SharePoint ones and some custom ones) and retrieves some list items via an XML connection. They work fine in normal scenario but gives ...
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Infopath conditional formula in rules

I need to connect an InfoPath view to a list in SharePoint which is already connected to another view of InfoPath form which submits the data to the list. I need this second form to fetch particular ...
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How to Validate Date-picker in Infopath in such a way that user should select only Future Month?

I have Datepicker in Infopath 2013 where I need to put validation in such a way that user should select only Future Months Date. Past month dates and current month dates should not be selected. Any ...
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InfoPath 2010 People Picker is not working in Local Machine but in server

I have a people picker control in infopath 2010 form, which is working fine in staging server.But, not in local machine. Please help me to resolve this issue. Thanks
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Add Data Source Links to InfoPath from SP 2013 Data Source with Multiple Rows of Values & URLs

I have six organizations with custom SharePoint 2013 Product libraries that contain four folders labeled as Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4. Then I have a SharePoint custom list with one Title and one URL column. The ...
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When publishing InfoPath form I get error: Data connections contain parameterized queries

I have Infopath form it was working correctly, I modified my form and want to publish it, it gives error bellow: Data connections contain parameterized queries and when I publish to my SharePoint ...
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InfoPath 2013 - Filtering Data Connection using dates

My current form filters the secondary data connection using an empID. Then I use formatting rule to hide non-overlapping period. Which works well but since our data is growing, I'm wondering if there'...
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Drop down selection to people/group picker

I have a question I have infopath form and i have two fields that i need to connect. What i did is i created a list containing the APPROVERS, REGION and EMAIL ADDRESS. this list has a lookup. I ...
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InfoPath form on add new item throwing amount of data returned by data connection exceeded

The amount of data that was returned by a data connection has exceeded the maximum limit that was configured by the server administrator. Form elements, such as drop-down lists, may be blank. This ...
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Infopath Submit Button Rules not saving

I'm using InfoPath 2010 and I have 27 data connections programmed into the Form Submit button. I am creating rules to send the form using one of these 27 connections based on a Work Location drop-...
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Disable this Control - SP2013/IP2013

I have an InfoPath 2013 web browser compatabile form with two views - read only and default. The default view has several fields that must be filled in. I have 3 different group of users that will ...
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Data connection between InfoPath and SharePoint

I am a newbie at using InfoPath and SharePoint! But I am a fast learner and help is DEFINITELY appreciated at this moment, given my time crunch. I have published my InfoPath form to my SharePoint ...
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Connect Infopath 2007 to a list in SharePoint Online

I am trying to create a data connection(data source) from Infopath 2007 to SharePoint Online. I have downloaded Infopath and using client version. Below are the steps which I performed. I have ...
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UserProfileService.asmx does not retrieves UserName from ActiveDirectory Instead Retrieves - svc-sppoolportal

I have an InfoPath Form build using InfoPath 2013. In there a textbox is to retrieve the logged in UserName of a user who open the published InfoPath form. The form is published to a Form Library. I ...
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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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External Item Picker control not showing for SharePoint List From Template in InfoPath 2013?

I create List form Template i want to add External Data Picker but this control not showing for List Form Template is any one know why?
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Infopath - Populate dropdown from Document library applying filter

I am populating a dropdown list by creating a data connection. It works fine, but I need to filter out documents which are only created by the current logged in user. I don't see an option to filter ...
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infopath 2013 multiple selection listbox showing blank value

I create new blank from and add on multi-select drop down bind the value form SharePoint List Lib when i open the from for filling it showing no of item blank value in my Multi Select . How to Remove ...
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InfoPath 2010 is not able to use the getuserbyprofile option

When I am trying to auto-populate user information using the GetUserByProfileName using SOAP web service I am getting the data in preview version, when I go to browser it throws me An error occurred ...
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Generate the edit Path of Infopath for Document library item

We are creating the item in document library from SharePoint List designer workflow and on it's item creation in document library we are loosing edit path of infopath for item in library, which is ...
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Unable to Open the Infopath in browser to Edit Items of Document library

I am generating the code in one my sharepoint list,And creating the item in one of document library by adding the generated ID of the list.And document library is designed with infopath forms When I ...
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Change the Control of CAML XML fragment

I am able to update the Infopath Form to SharePoint List by following the msdn link,But it is accepting only text box control values Below are the fields which are in CAML XML fragment format,And I am ...
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How can i hide fields for infopath form

I have an InfoPath form. I want to hide a field the first time a form is submitted, and for next step, make it visible for supervisor to edit the field and add more data to the form . How can i do ...
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InfoPath Form to Populate All Site collections Users in SharePoint 2013

Actually I am working on New requirement . I have drop down list in InfoPath form,trying to populate all site collections users in to drop down list. When I have open Data Connection Wizard, there ...
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How to restrict edit option after submission of form

I have created the form in custom list. Now I have below requirements: Once the user is submitted the form, He/she should not have an option to edit or delete items. Its an survey form, I want ...
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