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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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Can I migrate an InfoPath form from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint Online classic teamsite?

We are using 3 infopath forms in SharePoint 2007. We would like to migrate all SharePoint 2007 sites to SharePoint Online by migration tooling. I expect the migration tooling will not migrate this ...
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Date picker control does not capture data

The date picker control worked perfectly when my site was on SharePoint 2013 once the SharePoint site collection was upgraded to SP2016 the date picker controls for all my InfoPath forms became ...
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Infopath 2013 form changes are not reflected in form library

I've been working on an Infopath 2013 form (published to a SharePoint 2013 form library) over the past few weeks. Until recently, I haven't had any issues. Yesterday, I opened the form and it had ...
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Workflow not be triggered when first approver click approve button

There is a problem has pluzzed me for a week, so come here and ask everyone for assistance. I have two form view (using infopath rule to change) : 1. Appply Form "Submit" button => set "Action" ...
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Rules for 3 level Cascading

I am creating a request form. I have 3 columns. Status, Use Status, Items I made a 3 level cascading, the first 2 is dropdown list, but the 3rd is a checklist. I want the item that I checked on the ...
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Infopath Form to show count down limit

I have an Infopath form connected to a calendar/list that has limits the amount of times someone can submit the form according to date and time. I'm trying to find a way to display how many timeslots ...
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Info Path form - validation to only allow selected choices from a dropdown

Summary - I have a field in a SharePoint (2010) list set to be selected from a drop-down, choices hard coded: The field is entered using an InfoPath designed form. There's a request to reorganize ...
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Create a form having fields for users which on submit give permissions to the different users

My scenario is i have to create a new company(document library) and each company has different users each having specific permissions. NOTE: when creating a new company,we have a directors field and ...
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When publishing InfoPath form I get error: Data connections contain parameterized queries

I have Infopath form it was working correctly, I modified my form and want to publish it, it gives error bellow: Data connections contain parameterized queries and when I publish to my SharePoint ...
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I need an InfoPath form with People Picker fields to resolve (“Check Names”) multiple default people

I have an InfoPath 2013 form that I'm using in SP Online. I have several People Picker fields with multiple people set as the default value (firstName lastName;firstName lastName;firstName lastName), ...
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Setting Conditions on InfoPath 2013 to swap between four Views

I have four different Views/Sections of the form. When one view is filled in I want it to switch to the next when the form is opened again. I've set up a Form Load Rule so that when a mandatory ...
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How to attach file to main workflow item via infopath task form

While approving the task, Approver(Vice President) wants ability to delete existing attachment and attach the new file to main workflow item. Is there any possibility to achieve this? Any help will ...
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Online - Filter the options of a lookup column

I'm using SharePoint Online. In the "Contact" list have a calculated column with this formula: IF([Active],[Last Name]&" "&[First Name],"") This formula is working fine. In another list I ...
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How to add SiteFeed Webpart or similar app to SharePoint Designer/InfoPath form?

Is there any way to add SiteFeed-Webpart in form via any means? Or any alternate method will be preferable? Thanks
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InfoPath getting too much time to load data from list

I have created on InfoPath in which I have several data connections. One list have almost one thousands list items, I am fetching items by using data connections. I have checked on "...
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Cannot publish from InfoPath, even if I start fresh from SharePoint and don't change anything

This is the error message I am getting when I try to "Quick Publish": The SOAP response indicates that an error occurred on the server: Server was unable to process request. ---> Object reference ...
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Sharepoint Workflow Claim Form Approval Process - Multi User

Dear Sharepoint users, I'm not sure if this is doable i believe it is but not sure how to execute it. The workflow is a two staged approval. The first is a group manager approval and then the second ...
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How to determine if InfoPath have code-behind & browser based

How to determine if InfoPath have code-behind or browser based or need local client installed in order to open the form? I have 40 of these and I need to find out the details for upgrading.
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Conditionally required fields

I am creating a InfoPath form where there is a choice field with 6 options. $1, $2, $5, $10, Specify the Amount, Revoke. If Specify the Amount is selected, a text-box field should be filled ...
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count records and email

I'm working on a SharePoint list to record sick days. So I've got a form to fill out the basic information, but I want to automatically count how many sickdays there has been in the past year, then ...
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Error when trying to print an InfoPath form to PDF

Trying to print out an InfoPath form as a PDF generates this message alongside a Text document rather than a .PDF document. %%[ ProductName: Distiller ]%% 06bmfqu not found, using Courier. %%[ ...
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How to perform search in drop down list box control in infopath?

I create the List form Template in info path I add on drop down list box in that list box there is thousands of item i want to give search functionality to user user can enter the Name into text box ...
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How to retrieve value from description field of active directory and display it in textbox using infopath

I used getUSerProfileByName web service to retrieve basic info of current user from active directory but I am unable to retrieve value of description field. How can I solve this problem?
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Infopath People Picker goes blank when completing

I have recently created an infopath 2013 form which connects to our sharepoint 2013 site using an issue tracking app. I have a number of fields set to use people picker which seem to cause an issue ...
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Generate the edit Path of Infopath for Document library item

We are creating the item in document library from SharePoint List designer workflow and on it's item creation in document library we are loosing edit path of infopath for item in library, which is ...
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InfoPath Form Web Part get field values

I know that we can read values from list and library forms using SharePoint utility. But is it possible to read values from InfoPath Form Web Part anyways? Any help would be much appreciated.
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Missing attachment control in InfoPath 2013

how can I add multiple "add attachment" blocks in InfoPath 2013 that won't duplicate the uploaded document? I no longer see the option in controls.
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“The e-mail message cannot be sent. Make sure the e-mail has a valid recipient”

So I've made a browser form in InfoPath 2013 to be used to request new space for employees. This first goes to the appropriate office manager at the appropriate branch location before being sent to ...
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How to create rule to display multiple users in People Picker control

I have an IP 2010 List form. Below is the controls that I'm working with: I have two controls. A dropdown that shows a list of Schemas. As shown above, I have rules made for if the Schema Test (TST),...
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How customize document upload form for metadata along with document to upload in library?

My requirement is that- I have to upload document and some custom column(metadata properties) while uploading document in library. I have to customize document upload form so that can add document ...
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get Infopath form id after add into Formlibrary

I want try to get Infopath form id after add to form library by following code spFile = fileLibrary.Files.Add(fileName, fileContents, replaceExistingFiles); and I can't access spFile.Item.Id because ...
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SharePoint 2013 custom list infopath form loss of fuctionaility in people picker field

just wondering if there is a fix for the loss of functionality with the people picker field once you customize the default info-path form that comes with a sharepoint list. If you see the default ...
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How to retrieve previously entered information on a SharePoint list

Please assist me here. I have designed an infopath form and users will use the info path form to populate their timesheet information. I want to know how can i retrieve the previously entered ...
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InfoPath Form workflow approval buttons disappeared

I have a user who complained today that the workflow approval buttons she usually saw at the top of a completed InfoPath form (within the web browser) were missing today. I don't do any of these ...
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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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InfoPath 2013: Customizing “Browse” window of Person\Group Picker

In Person\Group Picker, I can see 'All Users', 'Active Directory' and 'Organizations' in left section. Whenever I search using Person\Group Picker, it shows results from only 'Organizaitons'. So I ...
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SharePoint look up value A (list number value) and hide Add New button if 2nd list count value B (list count) is equal or greater to value A

I have an InfoPath form displaying formation for a commuter sign up list called "Register Commute" I modified the Content Type Display Form and added a list called "Commuter Sign Up" which is ...
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column validation in 2013

Hopefully I can explain this well enough, I am working in 2013 and I have created a form with 21 fields. There are eight fields that are required from the start, one of those required fields has six ...
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Multiple Signatures in Infopath

I have an InfoPath form I made that I would like to be able to submit to someone's document library in SharePoint to sign. I'm trying to create a signature process that doesn't use any third party ...
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Can i use infopath 2013 designer to design and manage infopath forms on SharePoint 2010

Can I use the Infopath Designer 2013 to design and manage infopath on SharePoint 2010?
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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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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 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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SP 2013/Designer 2013 - InfoPath Issue

I am trying to rename the OOTB Collect Feedback Workflow Task form “Cancel” button to “Save for Later” using InfoPath. Upon renaming the button and clicking Quick Publish I am receiving a “The ...
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Can't create Custom Action in Display Form Ribbon when using InfoPath form?

I have a SharePoint list which uses InfoPath forms. I've created a Custom Action on SharePoint Designer for that list, located on the Display Form Ribbon, but when I go to view an item there is no ...
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How SharePoint works with Infopath and an Access database?

I have a database already created in Access. It has a form which uses queries with macros to export an excel with the information chosen from the form. SharePoint would be the perfect tool to share ...
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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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Infopath form is displyed as xml in a form library

I am trying to transfer some forms I have developed in the past in SP2010 environment to SP2013. The problem is that when I create a form library in SP2013 the submitted form gets saved as XML file ...
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How to get User Profile Service information on user OTHER THAN current user?

So much information on how to autopopulate information for the current user or the logged in user in InfoPath. But what about other users? What if there's a field that's 99/100 times going to be the ...
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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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