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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unable to select multiple when using multi selection list

how do i set up in info path form to allow users to select multiple instead of clicking each on each checkbox? ie on a default form (no infopath customization) - users can use CTRL+select OR Shift + ...
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How to Restrict Access to a Specific View on an InfoPath Form

I have a scenario that was given to me. The scenario: There is a List called Improvements for which a Requestor can make a submission. Within this same list, the Admin can then make any approvals on ...
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Microsoft InfoPath 2010 or greater is required to use this feature

I customized the custom list form using InfoPath Designer in SharePoint Online. I have InfoPath Designer 2013 installed on my machine. Suddenly today when I try to click the button Customize using ...
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InfoPath Publish Error - Cannot find or cannot access the following web server:

I've been updating this document library for about 5~6 months and our company had a recent reimaging on our desktops and after that it seems to give me this error. I googled and found some blogs to ...
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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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Parent site URL changed, form broken, just republish?

I have a couple of InfoPath library forms (not list forms) hosted under let's say Site B, where site B is a subsite of Site A. I recently changed the URL of site A and all forms are broken. I ...
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Access Denied error When trying to access a list in SharePoint from Infopath to create form

I have SharePoint 2013 and InfoPath 2013, I am not an administrator for SharePoint. I need to create a New form in InfoPath, howvever, every time I try to get to the Data Connection Wizard, I get an ...
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Export the Infopath Repeating table to Excel

I am having bunch of rows in the repeating table and I am fetching this based on some dropdown box conditions.Now my client is expecting to get the repeating table data into excel sheet.Can any one ...
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Displaying multiple column data in a drop down menu

I'm using SP2010 unfortunately without SP Designer and only used InfoPath once. I have 2 lists: List A - Is a list of 'Event Codes' with a 'status' column displaying Active, Used or Reserved ...
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Autofill manager's People picker in Infopath-created form

I am designing a form that basically has two people picker fields. One is the currently logged in user, and the other is the manager. What I would like, is that whenever the form is opened, the ...
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How to get summary report in sharepoint custom list form

IS there any way to get summary of all responses from Custom list form. I have created the custom list form and received all the responses from people. Now I want to get the summary (like Graphical ...
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change date in infopath form via javascript

I have a sharepoint 2019 site. in this site i create a list with two column (1.name[text type] 2.Date[DateTime Type]). then i design this list in infopath. When I want to add a new item, I change 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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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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How to change the view of an InfoPath form only in edit mode?

I'm building a SharePoint app with a form utilizing multiple views for different stages. My form has the three standard views "display", "new" and "edit", which are automatically switched when ...
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SharePoint DLL'S missing in C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\15\ISAPI

Dear All, I have no SharePoint installed in my PC except visual studio and designer 2013. But want to program for Infopath and get the requirement done.I had installed .MSI file from the below url ...
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InfoPath 2013 “violate cross-domain restrictions” error while fetching data from Web Service

I have an InfoPath 2013 form, that fetches some data from external database using a WebService. The WebService is called when the user enters some data in a text field on the form. The WebService ...
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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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Set a date in an InfoPath form to null

I'm trying to write an InfoPath form from code. I'm working with the xml of a form, and when I write a date it gives me no error but when I open the form in SharePoint and click on Save, it says that ...
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Infopath and Sections

I'm trying to work with InfoPath and create multiple optional sections but every time I insert a new section it always groups ALL objects under SharePointListItem_RW in the group. So if I have this ...
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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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in infopath, how to display message in multiline textbox

There is a field which name is ID (textbox). I have SharePoint list and created data connection to (retrive data)and display in Multilined textbox. and it is happening. But my question is when user ...
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Bulk uploads in XML Form libray

I would like to know how can I import 500 records (in an Excel file) to XML form library in SharePoint Online. This XML form library was created with InfoPath 2013.
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Avoid Postback on NaN fix

I created a form in InfoPath, in which current Year information is compared in a calculated value to Previous Year. Each Year is in a different list, so to calculate the variance percentage I did ...
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Hiding a button control when submitting Infopath form to Sharepoint Form Library

I'm creating a public facing form that needs to have the standard Submit button at the bottom of the form. The forms are stored in a Sharepoint form library for staff to review. The problem I'm ...
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Bulk data upload in SharePoint Form Library

I have a newly created Form management system(form Library) in SharePoint online. Prior to this the data was used to maintain in Excel sheets. We need to upload this old data into new Form library as ...
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InfoPath People Picker search not working

I have a Sharepoint Online (365) form library with a InfoPath form. The form has a People Picker control on it. Previously you could click its Browse button, the search window would pop-up, and you ...
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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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Custom Action doesn't show on form? Could it be infopath?

I have a list where I customized the forms using InfoPath. I then created a custom action for my display and edit form ribbons in SharePoint Designer that prints the item being viewed / edited (using ...
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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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InfoPath Approval Fields, certain users can fill in some fields

Using Infopath, I would like to have a "Approval Status" field that only certain users (the managers) can see when approving or rejecting a form. The scenario would be the following: User fills out ...
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How to submit multi-checkbox items in a formatted string to SharePoint lookup column

I'm new to InfoPath and SharePoint and i also use the trial version of qRules, i have 2 sharepoint lists, with one (let's call it "list1") having a lookup column to the second ("list2"), and this ...
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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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InfoPath Form dropdown disappears

Some of the users from my company currently facing an issue on a InfoPath list form. When they hover over a drop-down field it disappears also the other drop-downs are suddenly gone. This is in ...
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Switching views when sending email infopath

I have a form with two views, the user view and approver view. The approver view is an exentension of the user view. How do I have a email sent from the user view but have the approver view show in ...
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Entering APPID but APPID is not available in SP list Data connection display message

In Infopath 2013, I have data connection (pulling data from SP list ) based on ApplicationID field and it happened but somehow, ApplicationID is not available. Then how can I set message using rule?
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Pass permitters to web service to load Infopath 2010 form?

I have a request to designed infopath form to get data from externally running web servicer . In designed a form has 3 text boxes to user to enter 3 permitter that I can pass to web servicers to ...
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How to split the values in InfoPath forms?

I have a optional section, in this section I have five fields when the form is submitted I making entry in task list. Now I want to hide the optional section from the form if the current task entry ...
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InfoPath Cascaded drop-down menu using xml [closed]

Any examples anyone can share on creating a 3 or 4-level cascaded drop-down in InfoPath using XML? The last part is important because I only want the very last entry to be bound to a column. The ...
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How to Add “Help” text for the particular field on Infopath form?

I just need to have a "Help" text popup when we mouse-over the field.
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Automate update two different SP list automatically after submitting infoPath form

I have InfoPath 2013 form which have 8 different views and different SharePoint lists: List A (Pulling Data) & List B (Submit Data). Right now I am entering data manually in List A. I wanted to ...
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Sharepoint online and InfoPath publishing problems

I have this problem happen all the time with my InfoPath forms and form libraries. I log into my SP Online account in IE. I go to the form library / Settings / Advanced settings and click Edit ...
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InfoPath publishing error for sharepoint form library

i want to publish my infopath form to sharepoint form library. I'm facing a site url problem. the following URL is not valid: http://sitename I know this is a well known problem but i try all of ...
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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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Infopath Textfield Autocomplete

I have list of staff in database and it has more than 1000 records I created a Dropdown in Infopath but searching a record through Dropdown from more than 1000 record is very time consuming. what I ...
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Infopath Account ID in name field is not retaining its value when form is re opened

I've an infopath form with name and supervisor fields, from yesterday i've been noticing a weird issue that Account ID ( in the name field which is a people picker) doesn't retain its value when a ...
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SharePoint 2016 InfoPath form - When trying to access a submitted form, why might I be getting a blank Word document?

I created an InfoPath form for users to submit requests through a form library. Users seem to have no issues submitting the form, but when anyone else tries to view the form, all that comes up is a ...
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Text to dynamic Xpath

Is it possible to use dynamic text to XPath in InfoPath? Example: Use a field with text: "xdXDocument:GetDOM("Org")/dfs:myFields/dfs:dataFields/d:SharePointListItem_RW/d:Manager/pc:Person/pc:...
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Error Opening InfoPath forms

Client: Windows 10 with Office 2013/InfoPath 2013, using IE 11 to browse SharePoint 2016 Issue:  When you try to open an InfoPath form stored on SharePoint you receive the following message  "...
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Updating a column value based on a value

I have a two lists, List A and List B. In List A it has a field named "Quantity". In List B it has a column named "Availability". I want to know how to update the column "Availability" in List B in a ...