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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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Update Custom Forms with Powershell

I'm trying to update custom forms of SharePoint lists in a large amount of SharePoint 2010 subsites with powershell. I'm not quite sure what the correct approach is. The form itself can be found as ...
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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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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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The following location is not accessible, because it is in a different site collection: [infoPathFilePath].xsn

I am using sharepoint 2010. We have webApplicationA. On this webapplication I have stored a infopath form in the FormServerTemplates library. This is the url of this xsn file: http://WebApplicationA....
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Export Infopath Form from SharePoint List

I have a List that uses an Infopath form. Is it possible to extract the actual Infopath xml document. The idea is I want to have a process where I extract the item as xml as dump it in a document ...
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SharePoint Online - Custom InfoPath forms and changing content types

I have created a SharePoint CRM tool that uses 3 content types - these are named General, Prospect and Account. The idea being that a new potential customer lead gets added to the database as a ...
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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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Query string filter on an InfoPath lookup field

I am trying to use a query string filter to filter data on an InfoPath form using this guide. The column that I'm trying to filter is a lookup field and it is not available in the list of Consumer ...
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How to Bind textbox/ListBox from one List with depending on other Dropdownlist populated with Another Sharepoint list in InfoPath?

I have a DropDownList which is populated with One SharePointList in INFOPATH DESIGNER and the value for other textboxes are filled depending on this DropDownList Selected Value using Rules & ...
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How to add items in DropDownlist based on condition in InfoPath?

I have One form, in which there is 1 Dropdown list that contains List of Months From January to December of current year 2013. Now if I select any particular Month then, all the Dates(Only for ...
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InfoPath form tabbing out of form fields and not into controls

I have a form on infopath that when tabbing through, tends to go off into sections outside the form, where there is no data. It also will not tab into controls, such as radio buttons and drop-down ...
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Mutliple Workflos nsted for an Item?

I am currently stuck. I have a form library with multiple days equaling different values. All the columns that I'm using are extracting information from the submitted form. I'm trying to have an ...
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Printing entire contents of InfoPath multi line text field

I have a InfoPath form with 9 different views and when the user fills all the views and submit then it is saved to the list. I have created an extra view for printing all the information on single ...
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Is there a way to calculate the number days between two list items in a list?

I have an InfoPath library/list in SPO. I need to calculate the number of days between two different list items. It's to show the number of days since the last work event. Is there an easy way to ...
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How to upload infopath 2013 form attachment to document library?

To upload attachment via Infopath in SharePoint 2013 there is a new API, old solutions does not work, i have to make RESTful upload of infopath form attachment but i need access token , currently i ...
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repeating table not auto-sizing correctly

This repeating table seems to be taking up too much room. I have set it and the table it is nested in to auto-size height and have clicked and dragged the bottom of the section it is at the top to get ...
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Switching to a View after a second level of approval

I've got an InfoPath Form rule to switch the view after a form is submitted. I've got a Workflow behind the list. I've created a field in the InfoPath from called Form View with a default value of ...
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List form connected with library (list form with document file)

I have a list and a form to it. What I need: form with specific word file in it which can be edited (so user open form and he can see fields to fill and one field with document that he have to edit) ...
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infopath list form display rules do not work in IE

Infopath 2013, SharePoint 2013 in Office 365 The Infopath created list form is embedded in a SharePoint page as a web part. The Infopath created list form works in Edge & FireFox - I have ...
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Library with data stored as infopath file - adding column

This may be a common form of making tables, but it's new to me, and is the odd man out in the company's site design. We have one library that looks proper and correct looking at the columns in SP: ...
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Warning Pop-Up Window Before Saving

I do not know which way to turn. The scenario is that I have created a SharePoint List with a InfoPath form attached to the list. There are numerous individuals that will be touching the form per ...
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Use a sharepoint list as a repeating section in another list form

I have a SharePoint List, e.g List A with few column. I have another list B with few columns. I am designing an InfoPath form off of List A and I want to display few columns from List B as a repeating ...
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Convert InfoPath form to PDF using SharePoint Online

I want to attach InfoPath Form as PDF without using any third party tool ie. Muhimbi. Also, how to attach PDF (generated on SharePoint online) in mail? What will be the best approach? Please be ...
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Giving upload option in InfoPath form in SPD workflow

I have made a 2010 style workflow in SPD. In one of the step I have added a task form so user can approve item. SharePoint has automatically created InfoPath form for me. How can I give option to user ...
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Expense form workflow rejecting

I moved over an on prem Sharepoint to O365 and have been having a minor issue with the approval workflow setup. The workflow triggers and runs through, however even when "Approve" is selected, it ...
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SharePoint Auto-Email Workflow Configuration

I have created several inspection forms. Each form has up to 10 questions for which a response is required if a deficiency was noted (see below). I've created email workflows to notify me when a ...
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Restore Content Database on different Farm with InfoPath Forms

We have an activity to backup a content database from SharePoint 2013 server and restore it on a different SharePoint 2013 Farm. The Database contains many InfoPath forms. Yes, the URL will be changed....
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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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Post Infopath Form remotely using REST SharePoint 2013

I am a C#/DBA/Web developer using VS 2015 and new to Infopath/SharePoint so no bashing please. Got thrown into this project and have been banging head against wall for week trying to resolve this. ...
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New Item script does not apply after postback

I have a simple javascript code on a new item page, it limits the number of characters for a multi-line field. After I select someone in the people picker, the form does a quick postback and load, and ...
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Moving items between lists destroys Infopath form

Situation (SP 2010, InfoPath Designer 2010): ListBlue has a form customized with InfoPath, distinct blue background create a template from ListBlue create new ListRed from that template add more ...
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Are custom list forms created in InfoPath a standard or enterprise feature?

I have a SharePoint Online site, with standard licence plan. I would like to customise some list forms using InfoPath, but I'm trying to figure out if this is a standard or enterprise feature of ...
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Approve/Reject a task from a custom InfoPath form?

We are using the OOTB Approval workflow for some tasks that is kicked off when a user enters info on a custom InfoPath form and clicks submit. The user receives the OOTB email with instructions to ...
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Update List Item Programmatically

I have the following code in a InfoPath form that should update a list with items from a repeating table. For some reason the code runs i get no errors but the list is not updated with the items, can'...
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Workflow can't update promoted field

I have a form made in Infopath in the form there is a field called "FileName" it has a default value "Now()" and has been promoted and the tick to allow edit has been set. I want to update this field ...
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Infopath Subform/Link to Another Form within a Form

I am trying replicate a database I have in Access with InfoPath and SharePoint lists. Currently I have two lists which are related to each other. List one is Suppliers (Parent) and list two is ...
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Adding Item Level Permissions to InfoPath 2010 Document on SharePoint

I have an InfoPath 2010 form/document with a person picker field. Because InfoPath people picker fields cannot be properly promoted to user columns in SharePoint, when the document is saved to the ...
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InfoPath “Sending Data to the Server” issue

I use SharePoint 2013. I built a custom InfoPath form with Workflow. It worked perfect until a few days ago when a problem emerged. Every time I try to submit the form I get "Sending Data to 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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Attach file to approval workflow email

There is a working approval workflow process using SharePoint 2010, Outlook 2010 and InfoPath 2010. When the task is reassigned to an individual the user needs to attach a document to the task ...
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Outlook 2010 Error “This task could not be updated at this time.” Item still processes properly

I have an approval workflow, which sends and email to the person it is assigned to. The user opens the email through Outlook 2010 and processes their task (approve, reject or reassign task). After ...
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How to navigate through SharePoint list items in Infopath form

I have a SharePoint 2013 list with an Infopath form associated with it. Once we opened up an item from the list, I need to have a way to navigate through next and previous items using next and ...
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How to resolve error creating universal data connection file (.udcx)?

Trying to follow along to create a Data Connection Library but run into the following error: The specified location does not exist or could not be opened. Choose a data connection library on a ...
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InfoPath Designer 2010 - Format HTML tags

I have set up a web browser form for SP2007 in InfoPath Designer 2010. It points to a list that contains several columns of different types, to include some enhanced rich text multiline fields. The ...
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People Picker not getting populated in the Sharepoint site

Here i am facing some weird issue. I have a People Picker, which is being populated from a SharePoint list based on the selection in the dropdown. The data connections are made properly and the ...
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InfoPath code to delete all rows of repeating table and then add back one default row

I have the code on a clicked event to reset a repeating node (deleting all existing rows - see code)... I am looking for the best way to add back a default row. I tried using xmlwriter, but this ...
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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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Cannot publish my InfoPath form in SharePoint 2007 any more

When I published my InfoPath form to my SharePoint 2007, it gives me the following error: updating the content type failed I went through a search and many of the search return (Microsoft Forum, ...
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Publishing Infopath/Workflow form updates

I've got a simple update to a workflow association/initiation form that isn't deploying correctly. I am setting a tooltip on a validation but when I deploy my updated solution package the change isn't ...
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Screen Tip (Title) of People Picker control is not changing

I have a InfoPath form with a number of fields. Every field is showing some description (a tooltip) when user hovers over it. For example, for Age field Screen tip is set to How old are you? For ...