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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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Writing value to a column only once on list item creation

Using just SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath (with no access to SharePoint Designer or workflows) can the following be achieved? List Schema (Simplified): Action - Text Field Current Target Date - Date ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Stop users creating an infopath form if it already exists

I have a form library with the following content types I have set each form to be saved with the following format Company Name - Network Information We only need one network information form per ...
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InfoPath reassign task to not empty

How do I make reasssign task to field empty? I have a workflow that has reassign task form and I need to update field in a list if that field is used. The problem is reassign field will be updated to ...
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Redirect user to another after approval

I will keep this short and simple. Trying to redirect user to another website after he clicks approve at InfoPath form. I have tried doing this but no luck. [%Current Task:Form_URN%]&Source=http:/...
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Conditional button based on a checkbox

I am building a form on infopath for SharePoint. The condition is that only if checkbox is ticked then the person should be able to press submit button. I have done conditional properties so familiar ...
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Why does the People Picker disappear on an InfoPath Form Web Part when data is loaded?

I have an InfoPath form that is accessed through a web part on a SharePoint page. When viewing the form without any data loaded, the People Pickers are visible. However, I am using a query string ...
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How to migrate SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2016 On-premise?

We have current environment set up with SharePoint 2010 on-premise and we want to migrate to SharePoint 2016 on-premise. My question is, is it required to upgrade my custom solution to 2013 first ...
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Make section in infopath that is visible to only user present in other shairpoint list

I am stuck with a scenario on Shairpoint. i have a infopath form in which there is a section which i want to make visible to only people whose email id is present in another shairpoint list any ...
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Custom list column validation in SP2013

I´ve encountered a little problem when I want to validate my fields (columns) in my custom list in Sharepoint 2013. I give you an example: I have a custom form made in Infopath with several fields ...
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SharePoint InfoPath display form - how to open in edit mode after button click

I have created a display form in InfoPath for a SharePoint list. On the display form I have a visible control image button called 'Edit'. When I click the button in display mode I switch to another ...
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Infopath rule filter cant be applied on a dropdown that has been loaded from external source

I have a form where in a dropdown is loaded from another list. Based on its selection, other fields in the form must be updated(from the external list itself. Same list from where the main drop down ...
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Sharepoint infopath Attachment control

Anyone can help to design request form with attachment control in infopath? When I try to use attachment control in infopath 2013 , its fails to store the attachment in library as I can't link this ...
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Extracting Data from manifest.xsf file using PowerShell

Hi I trying to extract information about the rules that are applied to a number of InfoPath forms, and I am using Powershell to do so. I have unpacked the template.xsn file, and found the manifest....
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Get field from infopath form and populate in new row of connected list

So I have an info path form and a connected list on an edit page. I have set this connected list up through some java script to automatically go into edit mode. It is also filtering values properly ...
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Huge margin in form that I don't see in InfoPath designer?

This is my first form design. Below is a screenshot of InfoPath followed by a screenshot of the form dialog in Sharepoint using IE11. I added an ugly background color to make it obvious what's going ...
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How do I set the value of a person field with an InfoPath Rule?

Using InfoPath I can assign a person to a person field set to accept only one person by setting the value of "AccountID" for the "pcPerson". In some cases, but not others. If the person field ...
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Print Infopath Webpart on a SharePoint Online Page Using Code

I'm trying to save the Infopath web part to pdf and think print should be able to do this for me. (as you can then just select save to pdf) Similar to this question which seems to have been answered ...