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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Infopath forms not added to central admin after deploying workflow

I am making changes to several SharePoint state machine workflows that each contain Infopath forms for the workflow tasks. I have been able to deploy all but one of them successfully. The problem I am ...
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How to create auto-increment number column in SharePoint 2013 from specific field wise (group field wise)

I need to create a custom column or calculated column to display auto increment number (like serial number) from the specific field name wise (group field wise) from the list. For example, List1 ...
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InfoPath in SharePoint Online giving critical error

We migrated InfoPath from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint Online through Sharegate. The form loads default values. When I open form it gives me below critical error : The form could not be displayed ...
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How to add a comma as a separator for multiple selection data in infopath sharepoint for eg it should come as test 1, test 2, test 3, [on hold]

How to add a comma as a separator for multiple selection data in info path share point for eg it should come as test 1, test 2, test 3,..
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SharePoint Migration - InfoPath with modern and classic SharePoint Online sites - please clarify

We are migrating a large site collection from SharePoint 2010 to Office 365 SharePoint Online, starting with a single site (for testing purposes). The site collection uses InfoPath forms quite ...
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Cascading Dropdown Infopath and viewing columns in Sharepoint 2013

I have been able to create a Cascading dropdown menu in Infopath Designer 2013 and was able to link it to a list. For Example: The user will select "Country" and a dropdown menu of correlating "...
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new drop down list box entries are not showing in infopath form

i have a custom info path form. I manually add a item to the drop down list box by editing the form in info path designer 2010 and published the form to the SharePoint server. But the newly added drop ...
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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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Open InfoPath Files in Edge

I have an InfoPath forms library in SharePoint 2016. When users use the Edge browser to open the forms the form is downloaded into the Edge cache and opened from there. If people now change the form ...
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InfoPath 2013 data connection error message

A developer has created an InfoPath form (Designer 2013), the form has some custom code behind the scenes, it also has 2 drop down option boxes that connect to a list on a SharePoint 2013 site. When ...
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Alternatives for InfoPath forms?

I've made some InfoPath forms, but have run into a number of problems when trying to put them on SharePoint, getting an error saying they are not "editable in browsers" despite being "browser enabled."...
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How to call a SOAP GetListItems service on SharePoint InfoPath form?

I want to sort column alphabetically from the SharePoint list's column on InfoPath form drop-down, on the basis of two fields on form load. I am trying to call the SOAP web service on InfoPath form ...
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SharePoint forms: custom JavaScript or StratusForms? [closed]

Having just learned about Microsoft killing InfoPath support by 2023 and wanting to enhance my forms in quite a few ways not InfoPath cannot really offer, I just decided to migrate to another solution....
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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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Sending item from list webpart to infopath webpart

So on a page, I have 2 web parts. A list which contains some items. And a InfoPath web part. I would like to send the items from the list to the Infopath viewer but I don't know how to achieve ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflows suspended

I'm in the Workflow Health page, and I see I have several workflow instances suspended with the following error: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. ...
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Populating values in a SharePoint List following a users input in InfoPath

I am trying to use infopath for a service support type portal, as part of this I have: A "Requests" SharePointList An infopath form asking for a users requirements using the above In this form I ...
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Redirect to SharePoint Home Page with InfoPath 'Cancel' button

I have created a form in InfoPath with two buttons: 'Submit' and 'Cancel'. The 'submit' button when clicked, submits the data to the list library and closes the form. The 'cancel' button when clicked, ...
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How do you embed a form within a form for infopath 2013

I need to embed a child form into a parent form within infopath 2013. Does anyone know how to do this??
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form views only allow certain people to view them

I have 4 views, 2 for a manager user and 2 employee views. I am wanting it so when either of them open the form up, they can only see the views associated with them. How can I do this?
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Error Message: “The data types of the following form fields do not match the SharePoint list”

I have a list on my work SharePoint 2013 that records two rich text fields: Bulletin - hyperlink Newsletter - hyperlink When I try to open up the form attached to one of the products in my list, I ...
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Sharepoint list field description not picked up in InfoPath form

I am trying to ensure that my form (which is based on a sharepoint list) contains some useful hints for the users who will fill in the data in the form. To achieve this, I have created some field ...
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Infopath dropdown and populate a text with email and submit to that email

Morning, PLEASE HELP - going mad. I been trying to work this problem out for days I want to set up an info path form so that when I drop down the ACos Yr group (7-13) (from the sharepoint database) ...
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Pulling Data From Sharepoint List with Infopath 2013

I am trying to get an InfoPath 2013 form to interact with a SharePoint list which has 6 columns currently: ID upc name cost price I am working on a basic InfoPath form with the following ...
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The expression is not a node-set Infopath 2013 error

I have a claculated field in infopath form to be calculated based on a condition. I have attached a screen shot of the same. Not sure what the error is. I removed spaces between the nodes and tried as ...
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Embedding an InfoPath form within a SharePoint page

I have a working document library that uses a template content type, which is an InfoPath form. I have enabled the browser compatibility settings and the "view form in browser" option in the document ...
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how to create cascading dropdownlists inside repeating group in infopath?

I have two dropdownlists that get their data from lists in a sharepoint site, I want to convert them into cascading dropdownlists but all my effort is useless, I got my dropdownlists in a repeating ...
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Problems with “Do you want to save changes” dialog box - InfoPath

I have an InfoPath 2010 form published to a SharePoint 2010 library. Every month, project managers use the form to create a progress report on their project(s). Here's the scenario: Let's say the ...
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Infopath not saving repeating table data properly in xml file

We have an Infopath custom form published in a SharePoint library (as content type). This form has a repeating table with a few columns. The idea is, one department adds "issues" in the repeating ...
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Check if Entry is In List already?

So my List has a few columns containing important information such as the location,JobID, Job#, Workstation. Now we have Jobs that proceed in stages so the JobID changes but the Job# doesn't so we ...
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Add items in List as well as save form in document library

Can we save item in list through infopath and save the item as form in document library. Means the data should be saved at both the places simultaneously(list/library) on a button click without using ...
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Infopath hyperlink field with calculated default value is not updated in Sharepoint list upon edit

I have a hyperlink field in an Infopath form which is set to populate a file Hyperlink to a shared drive based on entries to other fields in the form, using below formula for default value: concat("...
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Infopath error unable to submit form error

I am getting the below error when trying to submit an infopath form using the Infopath 2013 client app, in 0365 with ie 10 browser: InfoPath cannot send the form, there is an error when sending ...
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InfoPath field change with rules

I have an InfoPath form (2010) and on the bottom of my form I made a Draft Button, and a Submit Button. My first field on the form is called the Form Status, which is a drop down menu with two choice "...
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Stop users creating an infopath form if it already exists

I have a form library with the following content types I have set each form to be saved with the following format Company Name - Network Information We only need one network information form per ...
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InfoPath reassign task to not empty

How do I make reasssign task to field empty? I have a workflow that has reassign task form and I need to update field in a list if that field is used. The problem is reassign field will be updated to ...
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Redirect user to another after approval

I will keep this short and simple. Trying to redirect user to another website after he clicks approve at InfoPath form. I have tried doing this but no luck. [%Current Task:Form_URN%]&Source=http:/...
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Conditional button based on a checkbox

I am building a form on infopath for SharePoint. The condition is that only if checkbox is ticked then the person should be able to press submit button. I have done conditional properties so familiar ...
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Why does the People Picker disappear on an InfoPath Form Web Part when data is loaded?

I have an InfoPath form that is accessed through a web part on a SharePoint page. When viewing the form without any data loaded, the People Pickers are visible. However, I am using a query string ...
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How to migrate SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2016 On-premise?

We have current environment set up with SharePoint 2010 on-premise and we want to migrate to SharePoint 2016 on-premise. My question is, is it required to upgrade my custom solution to 2013 first ...
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InfoPath Forms Services - ComboBox Type-Ahead Not Working

We have a simple list with a Lookup to another list on a single-line-of-text field. I customise the form with InfoPath and change the drop-down-list to Combo Box. I set the List ID as the Value and ...
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Make section in infopath that is visible to only user present in other shairpoint list

I am stuck with a scenario on Shairpoint. i have a infopath form in which there is a section which i want to make visible to only people whose email id is present in another shairpoint list any ...
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Custom list column validation in SP2013

I´ve encountered a little problem when I want to validate my fields (columns) in my custom list in Sharepoint 2013. I give you an example: I have a custom form made in Infopath with several fields ...
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Error, while trying to access the webservices from InfoPath form

I am getting the following error while trying to access a custom webservice from an InfoPath form to fetch some data. I have already gone through the actions described in the error message, but the ...
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How to create rule to display multiple users in People Picker control

I have an IP 2010 List form. Below is the controls that I'm working with: I have two controls. A dropdown that shows a list of Schemas. As shown above, I have rules made for if the Schema Test (TST),...
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Access table linked to SharePoint Library will not refresh

I have an Access table linked to SharePoint Library of InfoPath forms that will not refresh the Data in the data sheet view of Access. I have tried all of the options found in File-> Options-> ...
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Check If an Item by same title exists in sharepoint list then display that info in the Infopath form

I have a requirement like this. I have a SharePoint list named 'Examdate' which stores different CoursNumber, Semester and ExamDate. It uses an InfoPath form for entering the CoursNumber in the list. ...
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Web Service Call InfoPath 2010

I am literally fighting infopath right now. I am trying to populate MySites information into infopath via web call. Here are my steps: Data (Get External Data) > From Web Service > SOAP Web Service ...
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SharePoint InfoPath display form - how to open in edit mode after button click

I have created a display form in InfoPath for a SharePoint list. On the display form I have a visible control image button called 'Edit'. When I click the button in display mode I switch to another ...
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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/...