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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Exporting InfoPath directly to a Word document

I am not a programmer! The company I work for has been developing a CRM and quoting program using SharePoint and InfoPath. I have been struggling because I am familiar and successful with quoting ...
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Display all content from a repeating section with fields

I've got a slightly complex InfoPath 2007 form that will act as a web page for my users. The customer has set a requirement that there be a basic form of a "comments" section in the page, such that ...
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New/Edit form (InfoPath) accesses more than one list

Is it possible to access more than one SP list in a single InfoPath form?
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Infopath form - multiple reports

I am trying to create a form where people can report incidents. They should be able to report multiple incidents on one form however this is proving difficult. The form has a drop-down list linked to ...
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Dropdown List with different display name and values

When I create a dropdown list I'd like to have different names when choosing an option than their actual values. For example, when I click on the drop down list I get the following options: Direct ...
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Infopath: How to set a default value based on view

I have created a Leave Request site within my organization. I have a list which hosts the 3 following leave types: Annual, Special and Sickness. I have a choice field in the list named "Leave Type" ...
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Edit InfoPath columns in Quick edit

Is there is a way to Edit InfoPath columns in Quick edit view, without using InfoPath Forms with SharePoint 2013/Online 365
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Workflow is not working for library on SharePoint 2013

I am using SharePoint 2013, I published my InfoPath form on SharePoint library. And created the workflow. I published the workflow many times to get the form results after form submissions. But the ...
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Infopath Publishing issue after Sharegate Migration

I am trying migrate infopath form from SP 2013 to SPO using Sharegate. The infopath is published as a content type in SP 2013. Post migration the content type has not been migrated. We need some ...
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Wait 5 days for a user to tick a button on an infopath form

I am looking for a solution in SharePoint designer workflow, which will wait 5 days for the user to select a tickbox in an infopath form. If the user ticks before 5 days then all good (it will then ...
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How to auto populate users information from Sharepoint into infopath

I am trying to create a user form in InfoPath 2010 from SharePoint 2010 for certification. Please help, I'm new to InfoPath. thanks
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Redirect user to library after saving InfoPath form

I've made a form using InfoPath Designer 2013 and published it to a SharePoint Online 2013 form library. Everything works as expected, the data get saved to the library when the user clicks the save ...
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How to Restrict user to select single selection from Multiple selection List Box in Infopath 2010

I'm using Infopath 2010 and created form with Multiple Selections in List Box. I want to restrict users to single selection only. How do i acheive this without any coding. I'm from non-technical ...
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Auto populate login user name in SharePoint people picker column using InfoPath

I have two SharePoint list: In first list, I am maintaining the 2 or more approval name's in people picker column. In second list, I have approval people picker column. Based on the login user name ...
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Add link to button in infopath

Is there a way to add a button in infopath that contains a hyperlink. I would like to press a button that follows some rules and then takes you to a url. If this is not possible, do you have any ...
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Is it possible to insert Repeating Control in SharePoint 2010 List Infopath Form?

I see from here (excerpt from Microsoft site) that it probably ISN'T supported, but I thought I'd double check!! Inserting Repeating Data Controls Insert a repeating recursive section Note You ...
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css issue in datepicker in infopath form - SharePoint 2013

my InfoPath distorted date picker I am getting a message CSS was ignored due to mime type mismatch defaultcss.ashx. I have no customization on this apart from the default master page and ...
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get displayed value from listbox or drop-down box by Infopath/sharepoint2010

When get a value from list of drop-down box tied to data-source of sharepoint list and send it to text-box by rule it shows the value of the index. How can I send displayed value or convert the ...
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How to display list of items in infopath

I have a list named Employee. It has columns of Employee Id, Employee Name, Employee Salary. The list has 100 records. Now I want to show the list of data in the Employee list in infopath form like ...
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Infopath forms not added to central admin after deploying workflow

I am making changes to several SharePoint state machine workflows that each contain Infopath forms for the workflow tasks. I have been able to deploy all but one of them successfully. The problem I am ...
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How to create auto-increment number column in SharePoint 2013 from specific field wise (group field wise)

I need to create a custom column or calculated column to display auto increment number (like serial number) from the specific field name wise (group field wise) from the list. For example, List1 ...
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InfoPath in SharePoint Online giving critical error

We migrated InfoPath from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint Online through Sharegate. The form loads default values. When I open form it gives me below critical error : The form could not be displayed ...
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How to add a comma as a separator for multiple selection data in infopath sharepoint for eg it should come as test 1, test 2, test 3, [closed]

How to add a comma as a separator for multiple selection data in info path share point for eg it should come as test 1, test 2, test 3,..
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SharePoint Migration - InfoPath with modern and classic SharePoint Online sites - please clarify

We are migrating a large site collection from SharePoint 2010 to Office 365 SharePoint Online, starting with a single site (for testing purposes). The site collection uses InfoPath forms quite ...
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Cascading Dropdown Infopath and viewing columns in Sharepoint 2013

I have been able to create a Cascading dropdown menu in Infopath Designer 2013 and was able to link it to a list. For Example: The user will select "Country" and a dropdown menu of correlating "...
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new drop down list box entries are not showing in infopath form

i have a custom info path form. I manually add a item to the drop down list box by editing the form in info path designer 2010 and published the form to the SharePoint server. But the newly added drop ...
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How can i hide fields for infopath form

I have an InfoPath form. I want to hide a field the first time a form is submitted, and for next step, make it visible for supervisor to edit the field and add more data to the form . How can i do ...
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Open InfoPath Files in Edge

I have an InfoPath forms library in SharePoint 2016. When users use the Edge browser to open the forms the form is downloaded into the Edge cache and opened from there. If people now change the form ...
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InfoPath 2013 data connection error message

A developer has created an InfoPath form (Designer 2013), the form has some custom code behind the scenes, it also has 2 drop down option boxes that connect to a list on a SharePoint 2013 site. When ...
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Alternatives for InfoPath forms?

I've made some InfoPath forms, but have run into a number of problems when trying to put them on SharePoint, getting an error saying they are not "editable in browsers" despite being "browser enabled."...
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How to call a SOAP GetListItems service on SharePoint InfoPath form?

I want to sort column alphabetically from the SharePoint list's column on InfoPath form drop-down, on the basis of two fields on form load. I am trying to call the SOAP web service on InfoPath form ...
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Export Data Feed for Forms Library (Infopath) for Reporting

I need to create reports based on the Infopaths submitted in the forms library. This library will act as data source for my reports (reports like how many forms are submitted / some pie charts etc.) ...
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Sending item from list webpart to infopath webpart

So on a page, I have 2 web parts. A list which contains some items. And a InfoPath web part. I would like to send the items from the list to the Infopath viewer but I don't know how to achieve ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflows suspended

I'm in the Workflow Health page, and I see I have several workflow instances suspended with the following error: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. ...
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Populating values in a SharePoint List following a users input in InfoPath

I am trying to use infopath for a service support type portal, as part of this I have: A "Requests" SharePointList An infopath form asking for a users requirements using the above In this form I ...
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Redirect to SharePoint Home Page with InfoPath 'Cancel' button

I have created a form in InfoPath with two buttons: 'Submit' and 'Cancel'. The 'submit' button when clicked, submits the data to the list library and closes the form. The 'cancel' button when clicked, ...
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How do you embed a form within a form for infopath 2013

I need to embed a child form into a parent form within infopath 2013. Does anyone know how to do this??
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form views only allow certain people to view them

I have 4 views, 2 for a manager user and 2 employee views. I am wanting it so when either of them open the form up, they can only see the views associated with them. How can I do this?
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Error Message: “The data types of the following form fields do not match the SharePoint list”

I have a list on my work SharePoint 2013 that records two rich text fields: Bulletin - hyperlink Newsletter - hyperlink When I try to open up the form attached to one of the products in my list, I ...
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Sharepoint list field description not picked up in InfoPath form

I am trying to ensure that my form (which is based on a sharepoint list) contains some useful hints for the users who will fill in the data in the form. To achieve this, I have created some field ...
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Infopath dropdown and populate a text with email and submit to that email

Morning, PLEASE HELP - going mad. I been trying to work this problem out for days I want to set up an info path form so that when I drop down the ACos Yr group (7-13) (from the sharepoint database) ...
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Pulling Data From Sharepoint List with Infopath 2013

I am trying to get an InfoPath 2013 form to interact with a SharePoint list which has 6 columns currently: ID upc name cost price I am working on a basic InfoPath form with the following ...
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The expression is not a node-set Infopath 2013 error

I have a claculated field in infopath form to be calculated based on a condition. I have attached a screen shot of the same. Not sure what the error is. I removed spaces between the nodes and tried as ...
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Embedding an InfoPath form within a SharePoint page

I have a working document library that uses a template content type, which is an InfoPath form. I have enabled the browser compatibility settings and the "view form in browser" option in the document ...
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how to create cascading dropdownlists inside repeating group in infopath?

I have two dropdownlists that get their data from lists in a sharepoint site, I want to convert them into cascading dropdownlists but all my effort is useless, I got my dropdownlists in a repeating ...
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Problems with “Do you want to save changes” dialog box - InfoPath

I have an InfoPath 2010 form published to a SharePoint 2010 library. Every month, project managers use the form to create a progress report on their project(s). Here's the scenario: Let's say 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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Check if Entry is In List already?

So my List has a few columns containing important information such as the location,JobID, Job#, Workstation. Now we have Jobs that proceed in stages so the JobID changes but the Job# doesn't so we ...
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Add items in List as well as save form in document library

Can we save item in list through infopath and save the item as form in document library. Means the data should be saved at both the places simultaneously(list/library) on a button click without using ...
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Infopath hyperlink field with calculated default value is not updated in Sharepoint list upon edit

I have a hyperlink field in an Infopath form which is set to populate a file Hyperlink to a shared drive based on entries to other fields in the form, using below formula for default value: concat("...