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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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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/...
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Infopath rule filter cant be applied on a dropdown that has been loaded from external source

I have a form where in a dropdown is loaded from another list. Based on its selection, other fields in the form must be updated(from the external list itself. Same list from where the main drop down ...
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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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Sharepoint infopath Attachment control

Anyone can help to design request form with attachment control in infopath? When I try to use attachment control in infopath 2013 , its fails to store the attachment in library as I can't link this ...
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Extracting Data from manifest.xsf file using PowerShell

Hi I trying to extract information about the rules that are applied to a number of InfoPath forms, and I am using Powershell to do so. I have unpacked the template.xsn file, and found the manifest....
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Get field from infopath form and populate in new row of connected list

So I have an info path form and a connected list on an edit page. I have set this connected list up through some java script to automatically go into edit mode. It is also filtering values properly ...
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InfoPath Form - Multiple Content Types

I have a SharePoint List where I need one set of users to use one form and another set to use another. I've enabled multiple content types and built out my two separate forms, how do I publish and ...
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Print out list item display form (InfoPath)

I have a SharePoint site used for tracking despatches in a warehouse. I think I'm going to use InfoPath to design the form to make it look nice, rather than CSS or JS, and from what I've seen ...
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How can I implement Track Changes functionality with InfoPath 2007/2010 in SharePoint 2007

I need to track changes from version to version in my InfoPath forms that are hosted in a SharePoint 2007 form library. Can someone walk me through what my options are? I need to understand all of ...
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Huge margin in form that I don't see in InfoPath designer?

This is my first form design. Below is a screenshot of InfoPath followed by a screenshot of the form dialog in Sharepoint using IE11. I added an ugly background color to make it obvious what's going ...
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How do I set the value of a person field with an InfoPath Rule?

Using InfoPath I can assign a person to a person field set to accept only one person by setting the value of "AccountID" for the "pcPerson". In some cases, but not others. If the person field ...
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Print Infopath Webpart on a SharePoint Online Page Using Code

I'm trying to save the Infopath web part to pdf and think print should be able to do this for me. (as you can then just select save to pdf) Similar to this question which seems to have been answered ...
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Creating new copy of Infopath form to allow user to resubmit to library as new copy

I created a form in which once in status approved I am planning on having a new view which would be read only for the customer. Our customers need to have access to the library to look at their ...
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Editing Locked Data Source Field

Scenario - I'm trying to update a drop down list in InfoPath form that's connected to a SharePoint list. In the drop list field in InfoPath I see that the field is using a data source and gives a data ...
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InfoPath 2013 Getting current user details error

I have SharePoint server 2013 and a custom list I want to get current user details in InfoPaht form 2013 I followed post from: https://spvee.wordpress.com/2013/04/10/auto-populate-user-information-in-...
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Metadata Error on InfoPath form

We sometimes encounter an error in our SharePoint form: {"_metadata":{"type":"Collection(Edm.Int32)"},"results":[1892]}; {"_metadata":{"type":"Collection(Edm.Int32)"},"results":[2490]}; ...
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How to create a document generator based on two fields and the next unique consecutive number?

The document numbering scheme I have been asked for is to be formatted is as such: column field 1 + "-" column field 2 + number (sequential depending on combo ). So if Column 1 drop-down selection ...
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How to modify a SharePoint 2013 Workflow Task Form?

I am trying to customize the workflow task form in my SharePoint 2013 Workflow created in SharePoint Designer. I am using SharePoint Online. What I've done currently is the following: Created a ...
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Display multiple approvers' comments in workflow email notification

We're using Sharepoint Designer 2013 and Infopath Designer 2013. We have a change request workflow that uses Task Process. So here's the scenario: Change request is submitted by user. When approver ...
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Modify reassign task form

Can't figure it out, how do I open reassign task form in InfoPath? I need it to modify that it would be fit for me.
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missing field in sharepoint designer

I have a lookup field that does not show up in the Define Workflow Lookup. I can see it in InfoPath form but it is not showing up in the drop down in Sharepoint Designer to create a workflow. I was ...
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Infopath cannot connect to server

I'm having a heck of time trying to figure out why a particular site collection won't allow an Infopath 2013 form publish to a Sharepoint list. I'm working in Sharepoint Online 365. I've tried a ...
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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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How to import data from Repeating form Sharepoint 2010

I have an InfoPath form setup on a Sharepoint List that allows the user to enter multiple Repeating Forms concurrently (so 2 or more entries with the same Submit call). User navigates to the list ...
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Update InfoPath form field value in SharePoint Online document library?

I have saved InfoPath Form in a Form Library & also saved field values in separate columns, now I have retrieved one record in InfoPath Form 2013. I'm trying to update Status columns value from ...
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Validate Infopath form by another SharePoint list

I have 1 Requirement list and 1 Tasks list with InfoPath 2010 forms. Tasks list having Lookup column as of Requirement Title field. Both lists having Status field. When user save Requirement (...
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Send Email to multiple recipients via the People Picker and sharepoint workflow

I use infopath to design the forms and used a people picker.SharePoint Designer workflow sent mails to all the users selected in it picker. The mail only goes to the first recipient. How do i sent ...
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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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Change name of infopath form

We have a bunch of archived reports in a document library which are linked to an Info path template. That template has become corrupted but luckily we have a working copy of this in a backup folder. ...
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InfoPath data disappears

I have a created a SharePoint list, then I customized the form using InfoPath. All looks great until someone uses the form. There is a field Resource Type which is drop down selction, when ...
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Date Picker field from InfoPath form on SharePoint Online is garbled

I am using an InfoPath 2013 form published to SharePoint online. The form is published fine, looks great, functions great, etc. and opens in SPO as a browser form (we do not want to install the ...
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How to edit existing item library with Infopath form SP 2013

I have a SP Library and I publish an Infopath form, when I create a new item, everything works perfect but if I want to edit the item it does not open the same form with the info populated to edit, it ...
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How to check if user has a permission to complete task in InfoPath task form?

Is it possible to check if the user has enough permissions to complete task in InfoPath 2010 task form? Or maybe it is possible to show to user read-only view if he has lack of the rights. The full ...
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Edit Item List Button Error

I have a list with the "Edit (link to edit item)" in the first field. When clicked, it should open a form but instead, I get the error below I know there isn't anything wrong with the form because I ...
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Infopath field not updating

I have a free text field in my form that is not updating. THius problem only happens intermittently. All the other free text fields update when I make changes. I performed a comparison of the fields ...
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Drop Down options and rules

How to get drop down options using external Data? How to set up a rule if Column A ( Pens, Books, Sketches) and Column B (Parker,Reynolds,Cello, Text Books,Note Books, Ruled Books ). When I select ...
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Send email to requestors/submitters from an InfoPath 2010 Filler form

I have created a filler form using InfoPath 2010. The form sends data to a SharePoint form library. I want a "receipt" sent to requestors/submitters confirming their data has been accepted. Workflow ...
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Infopath in Sharepoint online - get user's manager

Infopath 2013 form for Sharepoint online in office 365. I'm using User Information List data connection to get user's data. I need to retrieve user's manager data. How can I do that? Maybe there's ...
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Changing field order in Infopath

I have a SharePoint form that is published in InfoPath. The form has several fields such as Name, Address, Phone Number etc. Can the order of the forms be modified in InfoPath? I tried using ...
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infopath files not opening in the browser

Env: sharepoint 2013 I have a document library where we have custom infopath forms. There are many completed forms files stored in doc library which we can open and view after clicking on the name of ...
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SharePoint designer workflow unable to update a people picker field however other fields are updated

I've a SharePoint 2013 form library and i do need to update a item(not the current item) in the same list, however using my logic i am able to update other fields of the particular item i need to, but ...
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Using javascript to create InfoPath form in a SharePoint library

Are there javascript / javascript framework that allows developer to create InfoPath Form in a SharePoint Library? Suppose there is a SharePoint Library called 'Finance Application'. When a user ...
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Duplicate Infopath 2013 form to multiple new lists in SharePoint online

I created a form which links to a list and works great. I want to duplicate the form and list multiple times. What are the steps I need to take? I want to save myself from recreating the form over ...
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SharePoint Online - Find all Infopath Forms in all sitecollection with csv?

I am looking for some help here. I have a need to find all infopath forms in a SharePoint online environment. I need to run through all site collections (alot of them) and write to csv file for ...
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How do I export an InfoPath form to PDF or XLS?

We have an InfoPath 2010 form connected to a SharePoint 2010 list. Users need to import data into the form/list, but also need to export the form to PDF/XLS to save in a third-party application. We ...
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how to change multi-select to be blank value by default in infopath 2010

I have an infopath 2010 form that is defaulting to check the first item in the list. I'm needing all items to be 'unchecked' by default. I've changed the default value in both the sharepoint list ...