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How to add hide/show section toggle to InfoPath form?

Resources Windows 7 OS, InfoPath Designer 2013, Character Map, Notepad Preparation In InfoPath Designer, we want to make sure we can see the panes for Fields and Rules on the left. To show the ...
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Developing forms inside Sharepoint Online

Welcome to the wonderful world of SharePoint Development! You can absolutely create a form using the SharePoint Framework that lives on it's own page (web part) and saves/loads data from SharePoint ...
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How do I trigger the default form validation without submitting the form

At least two options are available when it comes to client side validation in SharePoint 2013: Client-Side Rendering (CSR) Validation Override Save handler using PreSaveAction function Assume the ...
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Add document preview to Document library form

I've found simple solution. Here is step-by-step guide: Download jquery.min.js and put it, for example, in Assets library. Open Document library (one where you want to have preview on editform) and ...
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All internal field names in the farm incremented in SharePoint Online... why?

That is not the internal field name of the SharePoint field, it is how ASP.NET (ASPX pages) gives IDs to the fields when it renders them. You should never rely on those as they keep changing based on ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Adding a button to the body of a page that opens a Form from a List (Without SharePoint Designer)

If you try to put the code into the Page Content field, it will get stripped out. You'll want to insert a Script Editor web part (Under the Media and Content grouping) and insert your code there. ...
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What are the alternatives to InfoPath

Besides the above mentioned Infowise tools, another example of a paid tool would be Kintivo forms and Kwizcom forms It allows drag-drop of fields to be displayed in the form as well as branching and ...
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Hide/disable ribbon bar buttons with client-side code

here the answer: <script type="text/javascript"> function hideEdit() { var edit = document.getElementById("Ribbon.ListForm.Display.Manage.EditItem-Large"); edit.style....
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Hide Ribbon in Task Form?

If your form is opening in a dialog, you can do it using jQuery: $('.ms-dialog #s4-ribbonrow').css('display', 'none'); or just by embedding some CSS on the page: <style> .ms-dialog #s4-...
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Connecting an html form to a sharepoint list

You can implement this by creating a Custom New Form and adding the HTML you have already created to this aspx page. This will be bound to the SharePoint List . Each SharePoint List by default has ...
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Hide/disable ribbon bar buttons with client-side code

I was able to do this using pure CSS, but had to escape the "." As follows: <style type="text/css"> #Ribbon\.ListForm\.Display\.Manage\.EditItem-Large {display:none !important;} </style>...
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Change size of newform.aspx when clicking new item

Yes you can. At least in SharePoint 2013 on-prem First create a new custom form. Go to the list where you want the new form and edit the form in SharePoint Designer. Then create a new form (1), give ...
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Approaches to hide certain list columns from certain users groups, inside the add/edit/views form & inside list views without using 3rd party tools

Yes and yes. You can hide the columns on the forms by adding custom action to each of the forms like this: <CustomAction Id="Project.DisplayForm" Location="DisplayFormToolbar" ...
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Use CSR/JSLink to hide Fields in New/Edit Form

Always great to see the hideFiledTemplate typo.. You do not need a 90 KB library and all the loading hassles to hide a Filed .. ehm Field (function(){ var hideField="<span class='csrHiddenField'...
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Where can I see the Forms folder of a document library?

You can also open SharePoint Designer -- > All files --> Document library -- > Forms --> Templatename.dotx If template is attached to any content type, inside Forms there will be a folder with ...
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What are the alternatives to InfoPath

Previously, I have used Infowise tools as alternative of InfoPath form. It is very efficient. You can use it in both SharePoint Online and SharePoint on-premise. You can get free trial and free demo ...
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Hide column in Form using jQuery

I believe your code get execute first and after which the dom is rendering. You can wrap your code in document.ready. $(document).ready(function(){ $("nobr:contains('My Column')").closest('tr').hide()...
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Connecting an html form to a sharepoint list

There's a great solution which allows you to build a HTML form for SharePoint lists if you're okay using JavaScript and jQuery. Original solution: http://www.markrackley.net/2013/08/29/easy-custom-...
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Data from an external form (hosted on wordpress site) into sharepoint list

Another option would be to consume SharePoint REST service for that purpose using JavaScript or PHP in WordPress site If PHP is allowed in your WordPress site, then you could utilize SharePoint ...
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Missing fields in the NewItem, EditItem, ViewItem forms

Go to Document Library > Library Settings Click on the Advanced Settings Click 'Yes' in 'Allow management of content types?' Come to Library Settings Click on the 'Document' under 'Content Types' ...
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Check if the user has attached any file

You can add this script: <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript"> function PreSaveAction() { var elm = document.getElementById("idAttachmentsTable"); if (...
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Get approval status in edit form

Since Content Approval status is stored in List Item (_ModerationStatus) I would recommend to leverage any client APIs (JSOM, REST or SOAP) for that purpose. How to retrieve content approval status ...
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Hide button "Delete Item"

You can add these lines of CSS using a content editor webpart to hide the delete button. /* For Dispform.aspx */ a[id="Ribbon.ListForm.Display.Manage.DeleteItem-Medium"] { display:none; } /* For ...
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PreSaveAction: how to return true/false on asynchronous checks?

In normal JavaScript programming you would want Promises... but SharePoint is not programmed to handle them, it wants a True/False from the PreSaveAction. So the #3 workaround is to stall your code ...
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Change the default file upload destination library in a discussion board post

There is an easier way to accomplish changing the default destination folder. Just go to 'advanced settings' in the library. There you can say if you want this library to be the default one for site ...
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Where can I see the Forms folder of a document library?

Document templates are not visible in Forms folder but they are visible in Mapped network drive. So follow below links to map your library in network drive. http://mroffice365.com/2012/02/using-...
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My browser enabled Infopath form does not open in my browser

Old thread but someone might find this helpful. When we had this problem, we found that the hidden workflows library had the wrong permissions. In SharePoint Designer go to All Files then right-...
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Storing data entered into a custom web part

It depends on what you want to do with the data, I'd say. In general, I would recommend the custom list approach, especially if the purpose of the form is to collect data and use it later. Recently, I ...
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Duplicate error message when leaving a Required list column empty

That's one of the UI issues in SharePoint 2013, that when Enhanced Rich Text is selected the required validation message appears twice. I don't know if there is an update available to fix this (and ...
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