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 set value of dropdown on page load

I am using SharePoint 2013 online and I have created a form for my list using Infopath 2013. It has a combination of text fields and dropdowns. I am able to set the default value of text field using ...
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Creating a Sharepoint 2013 List with multiple rows under one column header using InfoPath 2013

I want to create an order form with 14 columns and as many rows as possible that will kick off a workflow. my challenge is creating a single List at one go to contain an X amount of rows with a single ...
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Get data from the current item task using InfoPath

I have been struggling to find a solution for it but I hope you can help me out. I have a Sharepoint list with the following fields: ID (generated automatically) PLANT (dropdown with the data: LMS, ...
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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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SharePoint Online - Infopath 2010 filler form - not opening in IE browser

I have an Infopath 2013 form, compatibility form type is "infopath 2010 filler form". In my library(SharePoint Online), in Library Settings ---> Adv Settings---> I have the setting "Default open ...
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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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How to remove “Submitted by” from Infopath Email in SharePoint 2010

I'm still struggling with a problem in SharePoint 2010 and Infopath. I need to remove the "Submitted by" tag from an Infopath Email. I know that there is a way to hide it like this: How to format ...
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InfoPath: How to show filed value instead of display name for the dropdown box options on Email submissions

Let's say I have a dropdown box with the following options - Display Name: The Golden State | Value: California | Display Name: Old Dominion | Value: Virginia | Display Name: The Lone ...
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Multiple Attachment fields on an Infopath form

I'm setting up a Infopath form which has a number of different views. On each view I need to ability to add a different attachment to each view, but every time I put the field in a view it duplicates ...
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InfoPath for SharePoint - calculated or lookup field?

I have a field that I want to be a calculated field. Further down in the form, I have a repeating section that will identify "versions". I am wanting my calculated field to automatically populate the ...
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InfoPath - Load SPList to set main connection fields item if it exists

I have an infopath webpart form on an aspx page. I am using a querystring on this page as well. When the aspx form opens, I would like to populate the infopath form with the values from the main ...
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Hide field in Infopath form based on user Group

I am Using Infopath 2013 + SharePoint 2016. How can I hide a field in my form based on user group? Any ideas? thanks
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Training progress with approvals

Yet another noob trying to figure things out in SharePoint. My task is to create a workflow that tracks the progress of an employee through our training process. It has three main steps and each one ...
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Infopath Print preview from javascript

The InfoPath Ribbon has a 'Print Preview' button. When this button is clicked InfoPath pops up the print view for the current page that is selected from the print settings. Is there a way to add a ...
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Getting an error when I submit InfoPath form

I've been attempting to update an InfoPath form on a Document Library. The form works by having custom submit rules and data connections that allow the form to be submitted in specific folders. During ...
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Remove Infopath form from external list?

The InfoPath form has broken for the external list. How to remove all GUI InfoPath form from the external list? I want to rebuild the InfoPath again for the external list without having to recreate a ...
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Is there any way to store InfoPath form's data in SQL server tables without code?

Is there any way to store Infopath form data in SQL server tables without code? I am using InfoPath 2010 (with repeating tables) and saving .xml form in SharePoint forms library. I am using ...
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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 2013 Data Connection Wizard to Sharepoint 2013 - The operation could not be completed (already have and using root site)

I'm having problem when trying to create a new data connection to my sharepoint 2013 sites from Infopath 2013. It says "The operation could not be completed". Have read from the forums and all around ...
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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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Is there a maximum number of text boxes on a form

Is there any limit for the number of control (text boxes) allowed on a form? I have a form with nearly 1000 text boxes and want to be sure InfoPath will allow this many. Thanks
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Auto-populate email address from pc:Person?

I have a pc:Person picker used on an InfoPath form, where they look up their name in Active Directory and select it. The saved form looks like "Last, First" and that's it. There's no way I can see for ...
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Infopath Form - Edit Mode - Error related to list view threshold in SharePoint Online

I have an Infopath 2007 Form. When I open the edit form(already saved form) , I am getting the below error: The query cannot be run for the following DataObject: MyFormGetInfo InfoPath cannot run ...
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Infopath 2013 validation error message about a missing field

Currently testing a Sharepoint list form customized in Infopath. Once I've been through the whole - long- form in Sharepoint, and click on 'submit' the form returns a message error that reads: ...
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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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InfoPath Forms do not open in InfoPath Filler

I have a forms library in SharePoint 2010. When some people try to open InfoPath forms it seems like the browser wants to open them in the browser and not in InfoPath filler. Since those forms are not ...
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Cannot be blank as rule in sharepoint designer and infopath

Is there a way inside workflow rules to make this rule: "if field A is not empty, then field B cannot be blank"?
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InfoPath filler client not opening

My comapny is using IE9, and some users have access to Mozilla (not many). The environment is Office 2010 with Sharepoint 2013 Standard license. Infopath Filler 2010 and Designer 2010 are on the ...
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InfoPath Hyperlink with field data

Hi there hopefully someone can help. Is there any way of putting a hyperlink into an InfoPath form which picks up data from an ID Field. The ID Field is important as this ensures that the hyperlink ...
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InfoPath 2013 rich text box expand to show all text not working

I have created a InfoPath 2013 form and I am having issues with rich text box not expanding automatically with "Expand to show all the text" setting is being set with wrap text. in the preview form it ...
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Approval/Feedback workflow: how to change the task status with a custom button on InfoPath Form?

I created two workflows, one based on the approval workflow and another based on the feedback workflow via SharePoint Designer 2010. For both workflows I'm trying to find a solution to add a custom ...
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How to Display Created By Field in InfoPath AND Sharepoint list with multiple values?

The article "How to Display Created By Field in InfoPath" seemed to work for a user on this forum. However, my needs are slightly different. I'm trying to create a list with the entry form showing ...
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Workflow or form history in InfoPath Form

I have created InfoPath form 2013 on which I have applied approval workflow (made in SharePoint Designer). Now what I want to do is displaying history like submitted by this, approved by this, close ...
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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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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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autopopulate field using user profile webservice in sharepoint

i have created infopath 2013 form for approval workflow in which i add initiator field which is filled using user profile service. its working but it has one error that every time different user login ...
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Error adding file to InfoPath form that is browser enabled in SharePoint

I am having an issue with my "add file" control in InfoPath. When I preview the InfoPath form it works fine; however, when I publish the form to the SharePoint site (browser enabled) I get an error ...
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InfoPath save and copy action

Is it possible to have a "save and copy" button on an InfoPath form based on a SP 2013 list that will save the current form and then open a new one with the previous forms data pre-populated? This is ...
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InfoPath/Workflow error: A button in the form template is missing an xd:CtrlID attribute?

I have a list with a custom InfoPath form. There is a workflow tied to the list which, in turn, starts an approval workflow, then sets fields when the approval workflow completes. I have full control ...
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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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Error on opening Infopath form in SharePoint document library

One of my user wants to edit the InfoPath form and enter some data. When she is trying to open the InfoPath form she is encountering below error. How can I over come this issue?
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Infopath form opens as read only and cannot be submitted by only some users

We have an infopath form that we created so our staff can submit their expenses through SharePoint. This form then needs to be signed and approved by someone in upper management. Once a form is ...
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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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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 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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SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2019 Migration with SP Designer Workflows and Infopath

We are planning to move the SharePoint 2010 environment to SharePoint 2019 using the content database attach method. We are having SharePoint 2010 designer workflows, OOTB workflows and Infopath forms ...
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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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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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Unable to connect to SharePoint online using infopath. Gets an error…

I am repeatedly getting error when trying to connect to a SharePoint online site, using an InfoPath. Though i am using infopath 2013, The error was gone but came again when turned this settings off ...
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Automatically update InfoPath Form fields(XML) when a field is updated in the SQL Database

I am working on a client's SharePoint 2010 solution, and I need to do some integration with SharePoint and our ASP.NET MVC Solution. There are two parts of this development: The clients side and our ...