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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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Infopath change Publish Location

Working with Infopath 2010 here and SP 2010. I've created my form and published it while in DEV. Now, I want to publish it to the Prod Location. Here's the issue and to me, quite strange. I can't ...
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How to reconnect InfoPath task form to SPD workflow after moving it to the new Site Collection

I have Globally reusable workflow (created in SPD) in my test site collection. This WF uses custom InfoPath task form. Now I am trying to move it to the new production site collection. I've done next ...
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How to submit data from repeatable table in infopath form to a sharepoint list?

I have a infopath form created from a sharepoint list content type. In this form I need to add a repeatable table to send data to another sharepoint list. So when people submit this form the original ...
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Will an InfoPath 2007 form with managed code work on SharePoint 2010?

I have an existing InfoPath 2007 form containing managed code. The form is now published on SharePoint 2007. The form will be edited and created using the InfoPath 2007 client, so no Web Form in this ...
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Alternative options for InfoPath on SharePoint Online

We are planning to migrate SharePoint 2010 application to Office 365, SharePoint Online. Current application in SharePoint 2010 has complex InfoPath forms with code, and we are looking for ...
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Add js to an InfoPath form

Is there a way to add either Javascript or additional css rules to InfoPath forms that are generated by the forms server in SharePoint 2010 or 2013?
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Multi-selection List box in Infopath and SharePoint 2010?

I have designed an InfoPath 2010 Form which has Multi-selection List box(Datatype=Text[string]) with 5Choices and I have set a choice as default. Multi-selection List box field is promoted through ...
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Why is GetUserProfileByName from InfoPath Forms Services with claims authentication failing?

I have a web application with an ADFS 2.0 trusted identity provider, and it's the only authentication provider. When I login, SharePoint correctly associates me with the my stored profile, but calls ...
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How to add hide/show section toggle to InfoPath form?

MS Word 2013 has this great feature. You can define sections of a document with Headings. You make certain lines headings by highlighting the text and choosing the Heading 1 Style from the ribbon. ...
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More than 255 characters in multiple lines of text?

I have an InfoPath Form which submits the text of a textbox and saves it in a SharePoint list. Whenever a user types in more than 255 characters and I want to edit the element in the SharePoint list (...
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Infopath's built in Username() function returning “i:0#.w|Domain\UserName” instead of just UserName?

How can I modify the UserName() return string to display only the username as opposed to "i:0#.w|Domain\UserName"? When I had the same form in my development environment it returned Domain\...
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InfoPath is Dead

As per this Microsoft blog article, InfoPath is retiring. It will not be available in the next version of SharePoint. I am in the middle of setting up a Forms Solution architecture for a company and ...
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InfoPath calls WebService Log ID:5566 : 401 Unauthorized

using REST API to get all site user. When I click on Preview button in InfoPath Designer 2013 working fine. but after Publishing form it shows error. here is My rest api URL http://site/_api/web/...
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submit multiple entries to one list with one infopath form

Is there a way to create a single infopath form to submit multiple rows of data to one list (as opposed to making one single entry/filling out one form at a time)?
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Displaying an image submitted to a SharePoint list

I have a requirement from a user that when they submit the spec of a laptop or printer to a SharePoint list that the details are displayed on a separate page. I'm working on getting the text details ...
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InfoPath: Hide view dropdown box from user

I created a client based InfoPath 2007 compatible form with multiple views in InfoPath 2010 Designer. The form contains rules to switch views as needed, so I don't want the users who fill out the form ...
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How to change language on “collect data from user” InfoPath form

I have a SharePoint 2016 farm with only OOTB confugurated Web Application and Site Collection. On a specific list I've added a SharePoint Designer (SPD 2013) Workflow (2010). It does what it's ...
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How to check if Date column is null in workflow sharepoint 2010?

In Infopath I have a Date Column which i need to check in workflow like if date column is empty i have to stop the workflow. How to achieve this? I tried using setting variable and parameters but ...
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Using Default List Forms for Edit & View

Is it possible to configure a SharePoint 2010 list to the default form for editing and viewing while displaying my custom InfoPath form only for new items?
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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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Limitations of SharePoint OOTB forms against infopath

what are the limitations of OOTB SP forms against InfoPath forms? can we create multiple views on the same list using OOTB forms? how about rules, change the width height etc.
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How to make a field appear only when a selection from a drop down list is selected?

I want to make an entry field appear only when a certain selection from the previous drop down list is selected. For example, I want the user to select from (laptops, desktops and scanners). I ...
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Can I use Infopath code behind in SharePoint online?

I'm evaluating using SharePoint online for a new project, but I can't find a definite answer to whether I'm able to use InfoPath 2013 code behind (e.g. custom code in an InfoPath form) in SharePoint ...
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Make infopath accept Number only

Is there anyway for a textbox in infopath form to only accept numerical values without any back end programming? Thanks
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Can't deploy Admin Approved Form Template using XSNFeatureReceiver in SharePoint 2010

I am trying to deploy an Administrator Approved InfoPath form template to SharePoint 2010 as a feature. I've done this lots of times in 2007 and never had an issue - but this will not play ball. I ...
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How do I change the hostname in InfoPath Form data connection?

I've created a InfoPath form which uses Data Connections. This was on server1. Now I want to change this InfoPath Form on server2 (server1 does not exist anymore). I want to add a new Data Connection....
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InfoPath Form and Web Service (would violate cross-domain restrictions)

Hello let me explain what I’m doing I have an InfoPath form and this form access to one web service (Data Connection-Receive Data-SOAP Web Service) This form template is published to a SharePoint ...
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How to get solutionVersion, productVersion and PIVersion for published InfoPath form?

I have to create an InfoPath form from c# code. So I use xsd.exe to create c# objects and XmlSerializer to compose xml files. Also I must define "mso-application" like "progid="InfoPath.Document" ...
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more than one attachment field

We are planning to retire one of our old fashion tools and currently evaluating Sharepoint 2010. in our current tool, we have 3 different attachment sections two of which are visible to customer, and ...
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Restrict access to update sharepoint list via infopath

Not sure if this is possible or not, hoping someone has encountered, and resolved a similar issue. Data for my sharepoint list is gathered, and updated via an infopath form which i created. I would ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 email

I have an InfoPath form where I used SharePoint Designer 2010 to send an email to a group. Once a particular user submits the form then an email should be triggered to a group along with the active ...
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Infopath 2007 returns “The Form Has Been Closed” instead of navigating to source

I have an Infopath 2007 form which I have been struggling with. Now when I close the form (from a Rule on a button), the form does not navigate back to the Source URL but instead gives a browser ...
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How to debug Infopath 2010 web form?

Well, in visual studio 2008 we were able to create infopath 2007 web form project and after that attach to iis process to debug infopath web form. In visual studio 2010 there is not infopath project ...
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Retrieve email addresses from People picker within a Repeating Table

I have created a form that includes a people picker within a repeating table. The idea behind this is that it will be able to send information held within the form to each person that the person ...
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Restrict person picker to one person.

I am an IT intern and fairly new to SharePoint/InfoPath. I am working on a form that has already been published to a SharePoint list and I was told to make it so that the person/group picker ...
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In InfoPath limit people picker to a certain sharepoint group

Is there a way to limit the people picker control in InfoPath to a certain SharePoint group? I need to do this without writing any custom server code. Thanks
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Infopath with Sharepoint Foundation 2010

Is it possible to use Infopath 2010 forms with Sharepoint Foundation 2010? What licence(s) (if any), would I need to do so?
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InfoPathform not submitting to sharepoint 2010 list

I've set up an InfoPath form and SP list. It was working fine and submitting to the list. However I set up some Form Load and Form Submit rules which threw up some errors. Then I noticed that the data ...
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Using IF ELSE in sharepoint calculated value

I have a share point form which has 3 textbox fields (datatype=Numeric) as "Wellbeing leave balance" which is by default 21. Second field is "Remaining balance" which is picks up the leave balance ...
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How to install Infopath Designer 2013 and Software Requirements

I'm new in Infopath development, trying to develop Infopath forms from my local machine. Does anyone have some information related to Infopath like: Downloadlink for InfoPath (Designer) 2013 How to ...
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Redirect a user after submitting an InfoPath form

I made a custom list in SharePoint and then created an InfoPath form based on that list. I created a new page in my SharePoint publishing site and added an InfoPath Form Web Part that looked at my ...
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My browser enabled Infopath form does not open in my browser

We have created a simple form in Infopath and have published it in a new library on our Sharepoint site. When we navigate to the library and click "Add Document" we get an error saying: This form ...
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Codelessly extract emails from people picker in InfoPath 2010

I am trying to finish an InfoPath 2010 form that will be displayed in a form web part on my SP2010 department site. The goal of the form is to email another departments group inbox upon submission and ...
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Form Creation in SharePoint 2013 Standard Version

I have read this article http://blogs.office.com/b/sharepoint/archive/2013/03/04/options-to-create-forms-in-sharepoint-2013.aspx about options to create forms in SharePoint 2013. I learned that ...
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Open workflow initiation form in modal dialog

Currently when I click on a custom action to run a workflow on a selected item the browswer navigates away from the current page to display the initiation form. This wouldn't be a such a problem ...
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Anonymous Access users can't submit InfoPath 2010 form to Form Library

We have a public-facing SharePoint 2010 Enterprise server hosting a Publishing Portal site running InfoPath Forms Services. We have an InfoPath Form on the server which submits to a Form Library. This ...
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SharePoint 2010 Standard and Forms

We have a Standard Server License of SharePoint 2010 and we want to develop Infopath form. I need a tutorial or directions in bullet points as to what should I do to achieve this. I've heard in ...
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Programmtically convert xsn to pdf in console application SP2010

Is there a way to convert infopath forms (.xsn) forms into pdf using c# console application in Sharepoint 2010
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How to Hide sections of InfoPath form based on Group membership

I need to Hide "Sections" of InfoPath form using SharePoint or AD group membership (either is fine). How can I achieve this? InfoPath 2010 in SharePoint 2010
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How to Submit an InfoPath Form to its Own Library?

Salvete! I have an InfoPath-based content-type. I also created a forms library in several subsites that each use this content-type. Now, I need to fix my InfoPath content-type form so that it gets ...