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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How to Hide sections of InfoPath form based on Group membership

I need to Hide "Sections" of InfoPath form using SharePoint or AD group membership (either is fine). How can I achieve this? InfoPath 2010 in SharePoint 2010
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How to Submit an InfoPath Form to its Own Library?

Salvete! I have an InfoPath-based content-type. I also created a forms library in several subsites that each use this content-type. Now, I need to fix my InfoPath content-type form so that it gets ...
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Making changes to existing infopath form

I am totally new to SharePoint. I just have a question regarding SharePoint.I have modified an existing infopath template and published it to a new library. I have a submit option in the template that ...
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Daily e-mail reminders with workflows

I need a workflow which will check a custom list -for every row in this list- every day automatically and if the total value column is 0 then it will send an email to a user. Is it possible with ...
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Cannot Create Custom InfoPath Form on my list

I am trying to add a custom InfoPath form on a list which uses one of my custom content types. However, attempting to do so throws this complaint: "Customizing the form for this content type is not ...
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How to get the text, not the ID number, from an external look-up field with InfoPath?

I have an InfoPath form with a drop-down list that needs to be populated with a field from an external SharePoint list. However the field is a Look-up Field and when I get it to populate the drop-down ...
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List view like a document

I have a huge form in sharepoint 2007 i made in infopath that was originally a paper form the client would still like to view it like the paper form. Is their anyway to make a view that looks more ...
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How can I display list item data on a workflow initiation form?

I have a master list (Projects) containing all the data about the projects my clients' employees (technical writers) are working on. When it's time for the writers to grab sign offs on the project ...
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How do I archive Infopath forms uploaded into Sharepoint 2007 when my Sharepoint site runs low on storage?

I have designed system where users submit Infopath forms to a Sharepoint 2007 site. The Infopath forms allow users to also attach pdfs in their submission. My problem now is that the Sharepoint site ...
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How to report bugs, give suggestions and feedback on Sharepoint, SPD, Infopath?

I am continuously bumping against annoying bugs (and/or inconveniencies "by design") in Sharepoint Server 2010, its related tools and services like: Infopath Designer 2010, Microsoft Sharepoint ...
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Copying a globally reusable workflow in SP Designer loses form task fields and InfoPath rules

In SP Designer, I copied a globally reusable workflow in order to make it only reusable (not global) so I can save it as a template solution .wsp to move it to another farm. The problem is that the ...
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ows_MetaInfo field including carriage returns

I have an InfoPath 2010 form promoting fields to SP 2010. Using SSRS 2008 R2, I'm pulling those fields into a report to report off of. I'm finding that some fields in the ows_MetaInfo blob have a ...
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How do I extract / retrieve the full link to a attachment file inside a InfoPath 2007 form?

Suppose that a user have attached a Jack.jpg file as a attachment to a online InfoPath 2007 form, is there a way to retrieve or extract the full URL of this attachment file Jack.jpg?
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Can I edit only a particular column in a read only View in sharepoint 2013?

In my case I am using "Issue Tracking" built in list from share point.Once the user has submitted the list ,I copy it into another list in which admin has full privilege but for enduser I want to give ...
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How to programmatically make textbox control read only in infopath

I am working on SharePoint 2013 office 365, Infopath 2010. I have a requirement when user selects "Approved" from the given dropdown list and clicks on save button then the text boxes in infopath ...
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Customize InfoPath Form select element

I have an InfoPath form used for ordering inventory from our warehouse. There are drop-down lists with the roughly 180 inventory items available for request. I would like to make hybrid drop-down ...
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5 Dashboards 1 list. Need each dashboard edit view to show different list fields

I don't have access to the original source code. I can use infopath 2010, sharepoint designer 2010 and access to use CEWPs. I have 5 Dashboards connected to 1 list. This is just one# Each ...
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How to deploy centrally managed Infopath forms with reusable workflows to a new environment

I am looking for a way of deploying solutions based on infopath and reusable workflows through development, test and production in a consistent manner. Can anyone outline a robust approach to the ...
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Access data from web.config in InfoPath 2013

I want to access the URL from web.config file in sharepoint 2013. I have written the following code : string siteUrl = System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["strSharepointURL"] + "/...
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Application DLL replaced sometimes in 14 Hives feature folder

I deploy Infopath forms using powershell script. After deployment, dlls of my deployed application appears in 14 hives/feature/guidfeaturefolder After some modifications when i deploy again the same ...
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Insert images from computer into Rich Text Box

I'm using SharePoint 2010. Out of the box forms allow me to imbed images that I can upload from my computer. If I edit the form using InfoPath (something I want to do) I lose this ability. Has ...
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Form for user to input data and submit to run sql command

We're looking for an quick and easy way for an HR person to enter data into a couple fields and then have them click submit and have it execute some SQL Update query on the database. We don't need to ...
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Getting the name of the current library in an administrator approved infopath form

I have an infopath 2010 form with attached code, so I have published it to a forms library as an administrator approved form. This form is linked to a site content type, and is used in a number of ...
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SharePoint 2010 - How to print InfoPath form for list item [duplicate]

I edited the form for a list item in InfoPath, and when I print, I just want to print the form itself. It seems when I use the browser's print function, it still pulls up some elements from the page ...
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InfoPath form locked SP 2010

I have a InfoPath form in SharePoint 2010, which deploys fine on my dev server but when I try and deploy to my live site it give me this error: Unknown error has occurred. The form template has ...
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Merge Several Columns of True/False Data Into One Column

I am working with InfoPath form data that is then submitted to a SharePoint library and properties from the form are promoted to columns on SP. Nearly every field in the form consists of check boxes (...
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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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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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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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How to import data from Repeating form Sharepoint 2010

I have an InfoPath form setup on a Sharepoint List that allows the user to enter multiple Repeating Forms concurrently (so 2 or more entries with the same Submit call). User navigates to the list ...
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Query string filter on an InfoPath lookup field

I am trying to use a query string filter to filter data on an InfoPath form using this guide. The column that I'm trying to filter is a lookup field and it is not available in the list of Consumer ...
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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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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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SharePoint Form - Advanced Validation Error Handling

Our company wants to create a more user friendly and branded way of handling user errors when validating InfoPath Forms. We would like to create a message box that essentially would be more ...
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Workflow create task with content type - Custom Forms in InfoPath

I know it's possible to customize the forms of workflow tasks but is it possible to have them customized also for "CreateTaskWithContentType" component, not just for "CreateTask"? I had a try of ...
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No InfoPath forms in SP 2013 workflows?

I just read here, that InfoPath forms will no longer be used in Workflows. Is there something that will replace InfoPath? or are forms in the Workflows just going away? Thanks!
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Infopath Button missing in Ribbon for List

I am trying to follow some tutorials for customizing a list with InfoPath 2010. However, when I click on a list it appears I am missing the InfoPath button. I do have Infopath 2010 installed and can ...
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InfoPath form: How to redirect to the previous page after pressing on the submit button?

I am using SharePoint 2010 Online (Office 365). I have created a form in InfoPath for an external list. You see some fields and a submit button. When I press on the submit button everything is ...
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Is there a non-InfoPath alternative to Google Forms?

Is there a non-InfoPath alternative to Google Forms? I need a non-InfoPath solution because many of our systems do not have InfoPath installed. Any help is appreciated.
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Disassociate InfoPath Form with SharePoint List

So, I created a SharePoint List and spent a fair amount of time customizing the form in InfoPath adding various bits of functionality (via SharePoint Site-->List Settings-->Customize Form). ...
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InfoPath Forms Buttons disappear in Read Mode

When I click on the Linked Item it opens up an InfoPath form in read mode. But no ability to switch to different views (pages) in my form is allowed unless I go to edit mode. Why do the buttons ...
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how to upload form we created in infopath 2013 to sharepoint 2013

how we can create a form by Microsoft InfoPath 2013 and publish it in SharePoint 2013 in an easy way and make connect between the database in SQL server and InfoPath form to give users good ...
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Creating a link from another column in a SharePoint List

I have a SharePoint 2010 List that contains an email address field which has been created by using the person who added the list items username and tagging on our email domain name. I have created a ...
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Infopath Form requires me to Submit twice due to Slow Validation

I have created an InfoPath form that is connected to a SharePoint list. Apparently you can't use the Developer option in InfoPath if it's a List Form (Stupid, but hey). Form Contents (in Order): 4 x ...
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how to change connection source in data connections in infopath forms.?

I've created and published my form in DEV environment. For testing, I have published it to the Test environment. I used the following technique and now the forms are working fine. Saved the source ...
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Create Multiple Choice InfoPath 2010 Form

I have a multiple choice InfoPath 2010 form that I would like the abilty to fill out and submit to a Sharepoint document library. I know how to connect the form to SharePoint, but am not sure to which ...
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Assigning Today() on a DateOnlyType field on InfoPath 2010

I made an InfoPath 2010 form using a SharePoint list template. The SharePoint list has a ReceivedDate field of DateOnlyType which I would like to set using the today() or now() on a "Set a field's" ...
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Does anyone know how to make an Infopath field required on Mondays only?

I have a survey (or SharePoint list) powered by InfoPath on my SharePoint site. I was wondering if there is any way, using the rules functionality, to make two specific fields mandatory or required ...
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How to make a print button in infopath form?

In infoPath form I have a button which duty is to print the current document, I have been trying this one thisXdocument.PrintOut(); but the following error occurs "The name "thisXdocument" does not ...
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How to add a field from another list into sharepoint designer workflow2010?

UPDATED: Thank you Teylyn for pointing out I referred to InfoPath as opposed to SharePoint. I am working on a work path I had inherited. I was asked to include a field from another list ( I'm ...