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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Are custom list forms created in InfoPath a standard or enterprise feature?

I have a SharePoint Online site, with standard licence plan. I would like to customise some list forms using InfoPath, but I'm trying to figure out if this is a standard or enterprise feature of ...
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Approve/Reject a task from a custom InfoPath form?

We are using the OOTB Approval workflow for some tasks that is kicked off when a user enters info on a custom InfoPath form and clicks submit. The user receives the OOTB email with instructions to ...
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Update List Item Programmatically

I have the following code in a InfoPath form that should update a list with items from a repeating table. For some reason the code runs i get no errors but the list is not updated with the items, can'...
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Workflow can't update promoted field

I have a form made in Infopath in the form there is a field called "FileName" it has a default value "Now()" and has been promoted and the tick to allow edit has been set. I want to update this field ...
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Infopath Subform/Link to Another Form within a Form

I am trying replicate a database I have in Access with InfoPath and SharePoint lists. Currently I have two lists which are related to each other. List one is Suppliers (Parent) and list two is ...
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Adding Item Level Permissions to InfoPath 2010 Document on SharePoint

I have an InfoPath 2010 form/document with a person picker field. Because InfoPath people picker fields cannot be properly promoted to user columns in SharePoint, when the document is saved to the ...
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InfoPath “Sending Data to the Server” issue

I use SharePoint 2013. I built a custom InfoPath form with Workflow. It worked perfect until a few days ago when a problem emerged. Every time I try to submit the form I get "Sending Data to 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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Attach file to approval workflow email

There is a working approval workflow process using SharePoint 2010, Outlook 2010 and InfoPath 2010. When the task is reassigned to an individual the user needs to attach a document to the task ...
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Outlook 2010 Error “This task could not be updated at this time.” Item still processes properly

I have an approval workflow, which sends and email to the person it is assigned to. The user opens the email through Outlook 2010 and processes their task (approve, reject or reassign task). After ...
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How to navigate through SharePoint list items in Infopath form

I have a SharePoint 2013 list with an Infopath form associated with it. Once we opened up an item from the list, I need to have a way to navigate through next and previous items using next and ...
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How to resolve error creating universal data connection file (.udcx)?

Trying to follow along to create a Data Connection Library but run into the following error: The specified location does not exist or could not be opened. Choose a data connection library on a ...
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InfoPath Designer 2010 - Format HTML tags

I have set up a web browser form for SP2007 in InfoPath Designer 2010. It points to a list that contains several columns of different types, to include some enhanced rich text multiline fields. The ...
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People Picker not getting populated in the Sharepoint site

Here i am facing some weird issue. I have a People Picker, which is being populated from a SharePoint list based on the selection in the dropdown. The data connections are made properly and the ...
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InfoPath code to delete all rows of repeating table and then add back one default row

I have the code on a clicked event to reset a repeating node (deleting all existing rows - see code)... I am looking for the best way to add back a default row. I tried using xmlwriter, but this ...
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How to update a SharePoint 2010 list via an InfoPath 2010 client form using code?

I tried to follow in Sharepoint Server 2010 and Infopath 2010 the article: How to update a SharePoint list via an InfoPath browser form using the SharePoint Object Model which is for Sharepoint/...
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Cannot publish my InfoPath form in SharePoint 2007 any more

When I published my InfoPath form to my SharePoint 2007, it gives me the following error: updating the content type failed I went through a search and many of the search return (Microsoft Forum, ...
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Publishing Infopath/Workflow form updates

I've got a simple update to a workflow association/initiation form that isn't deploying correctly. I am setting a tooltip on a validation but when I deploy my updated solution package the change isn't ...
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Retreive images uploaded via Infopath

I'm relatively new to SharePoint and got stuck with this problem: I've created an Infopath formular the user can fill out and submit. One part of this infopath formular is a function to upload an ...
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Screen Tip (Title) of People Picker control is not changing

I have a InfoPath form with a number of fields. Every field is showing some description (a tooltip) when user hovers over it. For example, for Age field Screen tip is set to How old are you? For ...
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custom list form - only positive integer allowed in dropdown

I have created a custom list form in InfoPath, and successfully deployed it to a sharepoint list. it's contains several text boxes, and dropdown lists.The dropdown lists pull data from a separate ...
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Infopath Error: The following location is not accessible, because it is in a different site collection - except it isn't

My server name: vshoprspfe The url people use for the farm: http://sharepoint (I'm not familiar with how this has been setup, but I believe it's with a cName) The site collection / library where this ...
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Hide form fields based on current user's department

I need to create a form which needs to be filled out by multiple departments, but each department should only see the fields relevant to them. For example: HR Name Surname Job Title Department ...
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Mutliple emails on submit

I have created a workflow associated with InfoPath form. When user fills the form and clicks on Submit . Workflow will kick off and sends an email to user and other groups in email chain, but when ...
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Workflow logic for multiple-approval process

I have the need to create a workflow that will begin when a user submits an infopath form to a document library. Some fields will be extracted from this form to build the workflow. Steps: Notify the ...
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Publishing an InfoPath form wiped out Personal Views in the Form Library

I published an InfoPath 2007 form into a Form Library on MOSS 2010 and I lost all the data in the form column fields. I was able to restore the data by doing a check-out/Check-in on the documents, ...
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How to Archive folder or list in SharePoint

Can any one please suggest me how to "archive" the list items (say "related to 2015 year") that are listed in SharePoint. "Archive" means I should indicate that these forms are relate to 2015 year.
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How to use imported list template

I have got a list template (.stp) which I have imported in my site by going to "Web Designer Galleries --> List templates" in Site Settings. After that I went to Site Contents to create a new list ...
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Passing data to new infopath form in form library from a sharepoint custom webpart

I have a share point custom web part which has 2 text box Name and ID and a button. I have a info path form called 'EmpInformation' in the form library.So if the user hits on the button, a new info ...
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Infopath 2010 form - “Only Date or Date and Time Allowed”

in Infopath i set the default value of a due date field to "today()". the format however when i load the form shows "Year-Mo-Day" format (however is correct data), and it displays a red box around the ...
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InfoPath: Is it possible to allow user to submit a form, but not see library contents?

Currently using a SharePoint Form Library with InfoPath 2010, filling out the form in the SharePoint web interface. Pretty much an InfoPath newbie. Let's say I've made a form to let my employees ...
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Get the current user interacting with a site workflow

I have a SP 2010 state machine Site workflow with lots of custom InfoPath forms. In some cases I need the user that's interacting with the workflow (many users can interact with the Workflow, not ...
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Repeating option controls on infopath form

I get data from a sharepoint list as a data source. I then have a repeating table which has one of the fields as a option (radio) control. Unfortunately, when the data is repeated, it doesn't include ...
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The “Add new document” link on Forms Library list form is messing up

It links to upload document page insead of pulling the infopath. http://sitecoll/sites/0438A/_Layouts/listform.aspx?PageType=8&ListId={7BA9BF8D-52B5-432D-8068-B5290D2E7602} But if i edit the web ...
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Run workflow from infopath

I want to trigger a workflow using a button from InfoPath form based on a choice selected vallue in the form.
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How Do I Get SharePoint to recognize that a field type was changed on an InfoPath form?

When I first designed and pulished my InfoPath form I mistakenly made two fields Text that should have been Whole Number. I want to be able to sum these values on a SharePoint view, so I changed the ...
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An unknown error has occurred. The form template has been published to the server but it can only be opened in infopath filler

I've created a SP2010 workflow in SP2013 and I want to edit the collect data / approval task workflow forms. Trying Quick Publish in InfoPath Designer results in the following error: An unknown ...
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SharePoint List form (add new choice value in dropdown)

I made a custom list in SharePoint(2010) and then created an infopath form based on that list. I created a new page in my SharePoint publishing site and added an infopath webpart that looked at my ...
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Editing a custom infopath form published to a library?

I had built an infopath form and published it to a library in sharepoint. Unfotunately, I lost the file on my local machine in the middle of a user profile sync chaos. I tried editing the form in ...
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Locked Row in database for key on Infopath Submission for Contribute Permission + below w/ Custom Event Reciever (ItemUpdating)

Basic Rundown of Process: I am creating a Process wherein an InfoPath form is Submitted to a Library, certain managers will then have the ability to change a drop-down to either Approved or Rejected, ...
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SharePoint URL pointing to a InfoPath with variables in the URL

I have a question as follows: I need a SharePoint URL that contain something like this: http://sharepoint.com/subsite/feedback.aspx?name="Mary Rose" whereby the URL contain a variable called "Mary ...
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Forms: InfoPath or SharePoint designer?

Being new to SharePoint I am trying to create a form that displays on a page. I have access to SharePoint Designer and InfoPath. I do not have access to Power Apps or anything else. Ultimately the ...
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What is Data connection Library?

What is the data connection library in SharePoint online? what is the relation between the Infopath & data connection - library? When to use a data connection library? What are the uses and ...
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How can I export/download the infopath form template (xsn file)?

I am using SP2010. By checking the CA /_admin/ManageFormTemplates.aspx (CA -> InfoPath forms service > manage form template), I can find a list of xsn files that upload by our ex-developers. Can I ...
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Is it possible to find who created and who last modified the Infopath form template for a SharePoint library?

I would like to find the user who has created/uploaded the infopath template and who last modified that template file. Is it possible to find it?
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infopath form not updating fields

I have an infopath form that has three read-only fields referencing items in another list, but when someone opens the form the values never change, even if they have changed in the other list. It ...
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Infopath Formule Creation without code

I have created the form like below Star Date : DatePicker ADd days: Textbox DueDate: datePicker. So when the user selects a start date and Add days then the Due date should be displayed based on ...
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Button in InfoPath to start a workflow (Out of the box) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to start a workflow through an infopath button? I have a client that wants to start a workflow on a list item from the InfoPath form. I haven't actually met ...
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Tabbing Problem with InfoPath 2010 People/Group Selector

I have a InfoPath 2010 form. Somehow my user-profile people picker tabs back to the previous field when I first step into it. Once I tab back in there is no longer a problem. Does anyone know how to ...
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Disadvantages of implementing InfoPath in SharePoint

I need to know Limitations of implementing InfoPath forms in SharePoint before I deploy it. Can someone please help me out?