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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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Fix “AddEventListener” error in IE11 without access to Master Pages

After editing a form in InfoPath for use on a SharePoint 2010 site, my page will no longer load on IE11. On all other browsers, it is fine, but before the page can load in IE11, I receive a "Critical ...
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Display elements using repeating table and filtering

I have a problem with repeating table and display data using this table. I try to display a elements from list “Wydarzenia” (Events) in my form design in InfoPath. I add Client using InfoPath form....
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How to Query a Form Library in SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2010 Form Library that will have multiple documents. I have one form that will be feeding/creating each of these documents. Essentially, I need to have one document per each ...
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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 form on editing in certain view

I have form library customized with InfoPath form. When I am creating new item a form is opened in default view and I can fill some InfoPath fields. That's OK. The problem appears when I want to edit ...
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Multi line box Infopath not Word Wrapping in Chrome.

I have a multiline field in an Infopath form that when opened in Chrome, does not wrap the text. It continues on as a long single line with a scroll bar. I checked the same form in Internet Explorer ...
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Limit number of words in the text box

I am new to Info path, I know how to limit the no.of characters entered in to the text box using string-length function. But is there any way we can limit the number of Words entered in to an ...
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create button or link in infopath to redirect form to sharepoint pages without any code

We designed a browser enabled InfoPath form. When the user visits the form for the first time, they must click on agree button. When they click on Agree button and consecutive visits they go to a ...
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Can not delete a column from an InfoPath form library

I am replacing a colleague for the support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. A functionality has been implemented allowing users to make holiday requests. The user fills in an InfoPath form to make an ...
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How to promote person DisplayName in InfoPath and get the correct value in SharePoint?

How do I do property promotion on a Person field in InfoPath to get the correct value displayed in SharePoint table? When I did property promotion on DisplayName field under person, it returned me ...
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255 Character limitation for a Textbox in Sharepoint List

I have a list that I am customizing using Infopath 2010. Do you have any idea how to overcome the 255 char limitation for a text box? I understand that this is possible for document libraries. When ...
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Workflow task edit form

I want to add a new button to a workflow task edit form. I want to call this button "Incomplete". The purpose of this button is to mark an item as incomplete instead of rejecting it. If the task item ...
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How to display the initiation form parameter on an InfoPath 2010 task edit form?

I am using a SharePoint Designer 2010 custom approval workflow. I capture an initiation form parameter and save that value into a field in the list item associated with the workflow. I need to ...
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How to disable people picker field from InfoPath 2013 of SharePoint List?

When I set formatting rule to disable this control, it is not disabled actually and I can add peoples in it and save it. please help.
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Saving InfoPath list form as template

I am trying to save a list InfoPath form as template and use it to create more lists in one of my SharePoint sites. I know how to create template using lists. My question here is Can a list which has ...
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How to lock GetUserProfileByName value when InfoPath form was submitted

I have created InfoPath form that collects information from the user (name, department, manager etc...) using GetUserProfileByName method. I have also created a workflow for this form so that once it ...
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Sharepoint 2013, Office 2016, Infopath 2013

With the combination of SharePoint 2013, Office 2016, and InfoPath 2013 installed we are experiencing issues using "Export to Excel" and "Open with Access" when viewing lists. Exporting to Excel ...
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Workflow changing every item in list instead of only the one being edited

Currently I have a list with a workflow where users submit a form to get approval for shared drive. The problem is that if there are a few items pending because we are still verifying user info and if ...
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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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How to make field read only in infopath

I need to make the field Date read only : Any ideas?
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How to Disable a button if a PersonPicker has invalid data in InfoPath?

I am building a Form in InfoPath and I need to disable the submit button when the values of two controls of type PersonPicker I have are invalid. Each control holds just one user. I tried to do a ...
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Infopath 2010 form fails in attempt to use GetUserProfileByName method from UserProfileService.asmx

My attempts to retrieve UserProfile data for InfoPath form open all end badly with the same error so I have simplified down to one test case which I will try to describe below. Symptom 1: Event ID ...
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Uploading large files to SP 2010 - InfoPath limits and alternatives

Problem) We have several complex InfoPath forms in production. Got a new requirement for one of them: Client needs to be able to upload large files to SP libraries using this IP form (as file ...
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How to edit an existing item in InfoPath Web Part with SharePoint 2013

I have a page with nothing on it but a Infopath Form WebPart which I want to use to be able to edit an existing item in a SharePoint list. I have the ID of the item being passed in on the query string ...
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SharePoint Approval Workflow customizing email notifications

I am working in Sharepoint Designer on an approval workflow. I am customizing the emails that are sent to the initiator and the approver. How do I rebuild that link, so the approver can click the ...
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Create a SharePoint list form with MULTIPLE repeating tables to submit to a SharePoint List

I've been trying to create a SharePoint List form that has MULTIPLE REPEAT TABLES. When I try the solution at: submit multiple entries to one list with one infopath form I am not able to add an ...
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How can I add fields from an InfoPath form to a list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I display a field from a form in my form library view? I have a document library that uses an InfoPath form as the standard template. How can I have data from the form, ...
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publish infopath listform to sharepoint multiple site's list

I have one site collection that having two subwebs: i.e web1,web2 both webs having one Test custom list.i have open Test list and using Customize Form tab into list setting of Ribbon. than i publish ...
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How can I modify the Document Library Upload Form?

I'll be as specific as possible for this issue as I haven't found anyone of my normal resources that can help me out with this one. I have a Document library that we would like to have a field that ...
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Default values, rules or code may be running in an Infinite loop - InfoPath 2010

I am using InfoPath 2010. In the browser enabled form, i have a repeating table and have some rules set. When the number of rows inserted is more than 13, i am getting the below error: "Default ...
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Workflow and Associated Task Form Names

I have question regarding the InfoPath Forms that autogenerated by the Workflow Tasks. I was wondering if it is possible to give these forms more meaingful names. The current problem example: If I ...
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InfoPath 2010: Change View Depending on SharePoint Group Membership

I have an InfoPath form with two views - one for viewing a SharePoint list items data (which only shows a few fields), the other for editing. What I want to do is to check if the current user of a ...
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The Canary has timed out for form

I have a MOSS 2007 site with a document library which uses an InfoPath 2007 form in the browser to collect information from the users. It has a number of views used to group like data elements. The ...
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Running declarative workflows under system account

I have an InfoPath form that starts a workflow (on item created). The business requirement is that after submission form must be read-only (no changes to the initial request can be made). However ...
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Why do InfoPath browser forms with managed code behave differently in IE and Firefox?

Symptoms: You develop a browser-compatible InfoPath form with managed code for business logic. You use ContactSelector ActiveX control to look up and resolve users from the SharePoint site Users ...
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InfoPath Forms and Site Architecture

We are currently making some plans to migrate to a new version of SharePoint (either 2016 On-Prem or Online). We'll be aiming towards a more flat design and are wondering if its better to store all ...
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How to hide development work from a not so trustworthy fellow farm admin or site admin?

Unfortunately there are some unfriend-lies out there even in your own circle who doesn't mean your work or progress well. Sometimes even a service account has been used to peer in and worse. Is there ...
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Workflow form won't appear in Word for a specific computer

Environment: SharePoint 2013 On-Premises We have an approval workflow which is triggered when a user check in a document to a major version. The workflow form is an InfoPath custom form. ...
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Which conditions should I set in InfoPath rules to swap a view when an item is opened?

I have four views. On the first view I've set field to be mandatory and then a Form Load rule saying that if that field is not blank to swap the view which works great. Then when I go into edit the ...
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Calculated Fields - InfoPath

I am trying to add a calculation to one of my fields in InfoPath, I know how to do this in Excel, but I can't quite figure it out in InfoPath. This is how I would express the formula in excel: =IF(...
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Infopath form add custom button

I have a SharePoint 2010 list and I customize the form using InfoPath, now I add a content web part to edit form to display a custom button in the form ribbon like in this form from another list but ...
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How to Display Friendly Error Message in InfoPath

I have a validation rule in InfoPath that fires if RequestStatus = Ready and Value (Color control) is not present or in this case blank shown below: Below screenshot shows when the validation kicks ...
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File attachment button on InfoPath form not working for user but works for me?

I have an InfoPath form with a file attachment button but when a user tries to upload an attachment(clicks on the button)nothing happens. When I click the same button a dialog box to browse for a file ...
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How to generate reports from Form Library documents?

I'm fairly new to SharePoint 2010 and have no formal coding experience, so bear with me. I just created and uploaded an InfoPath form to a Form Library in SharePoint 2010. The form works well. ...
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How to format Infopath email

I administer a Sharepoint 2010 website, where we have a contact form built in Infopath 2010. Once the form is submitted, the form is copied into the body of an email and sent out. Now to my problem: ...
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What to do when SharePoint Lists and SSRS isn't enough?

I've developed a complicated InfoPath web form for reporting outages. This system will be maintained by someone with little technical skill, so in a lot of places the form populates its dropdowns from ...
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how to make Infopath form textbox allow only alphabets

I am trying to create a textbox in info path form with following criteria: 1.) Length should be 1-50 characters . 2.) It should not contain any digits. 3.) It should contain only letters from the ...
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Infopath view based on the user who opens the form

I have created an expense form for users to complete their expenses Once the form has been submitted to the form library I would like to set the form so if a different user tries to open a form they ...
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Sharepoint infopath condition on list/item permissions

Is it possible to create an action in a SharePoint Infopath form which checks item permissions for the current user? SharePoint workflows set permission on individual list items for various users, ...
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InfoPath 2013 / SharePoint 2013

I have a problem with a customized Workflow Task Form. It generates the following error: "The amount of data that was returned by a data connection has exceeded the maximum limit that was ...