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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 conditional logic. It also has a free trial version available. Kwizcom forms are also easy to build and create for functional/non-technical users. Not ...


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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 from them. It gives below functionalities with Code-free toolkit: Forms Processes (advanced business logic) Reporting It's very easy to use. I am not ...


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Document Libraries in SharePoint consist of your main/core documents. For example a word document, excel, PowerPoint, Visio, pdf, csv, notepad etc. Form libraries consist of XML forms (InfoPath Forms). The scope of answer will very huge as there are so many different scenario. But major difference is Document Library is used to maintain the documents ...


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In InfoPath Designer, open the form template and go to File > Form Options > Property Promotion. Remove the field and publish the form. Then add the field to the promoted properties and publish the form again. The view will show the column as empty, but the previously entered values still exist in the form. Just opening and closing the form will make the ...


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There is a maximum number of chained operations that can be fired by one event, I believe it is 16 (or used to be). If your rules cause changes that trigger more than that total number at once, you will get the message "InfoPath Forms Services business logic exceeded the maximum limit of operations (Sorry, can't find a better reference to this). A single ...


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You can use the SharePoint built in feature for tracking the versions, but its for the overall form because the data submitted to SharePoint Library will be in XML format, so there is no functionality to find changes of text within a XML. Try with the following methods, which I have implemented few years ago, Make the InfoPath to be submitted to custom ...


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The article is two years old, we now know that InfoPath will be supported until 2026. Other options: For end users: Excel and Word For Power users: The most recent Microsoft tool for creating forms is called PowerApps: https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/ It is still quite limited, but expect frequent updates in the coming months. For developers: You ...


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I've also heard about Emgage and Plumsail. And there's the more costly Nintex solution of course. By the way, this question is a good candidate for Community Wiki.


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I suggest you try SPARK Forms builder @ http://www.itlaq.com/ITLAQ_Pages/Pages/Spark.aspx


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I know there is Form Library Settings > Advanced Settings > Open Documents in the Browser > Open in the browser as the default behavior. But this does not affect my form There are 2 places for configuring this. One is that you mentioned and another is in InfoPath Forms Services setting (using the Farm Administrators Sharepoint Group user): ...


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You need to edit the guts of the CQWP and use the ViewFieldsOverride setting to introduce the ListProperty in the view fields. If you need the Site name, also include ProjectProperty. You can then use ListProperty.Title and ProjectProperty.Title in the XSL. There is a little tutorial here: http://sharepoint-tweaking.blogspot.co.nz/2008/04/displaying-...


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A form library generates XML documents for each entry. Whereas a custom list is simply list data with you custom entry form. Having the documents are useful of you want to interact with the forms outside of Sharepoint or if you want I do anything that isnt available in a custom list (ie. signatures).


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Since a requirement is repeating sections, use a form library. This is my #1 criteria when differentiating which mechanism to use (list or library). InfoPath handles repeating sections so easily and figuring out how to store and render the repeating section in a list is more trouble than its worth.


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Here are a couple examples from sites where I have implemented this. Both options are based on hyperlinks (but could be adapted to buttons) This first example shows how to do it directly. I have a DVWP with this markup: <a href="https://my.spsite.com/sites/submit/_layouts/NintexWorkflow/StartWorkflow.aspx?List=4f988f8a-336e-4154-b045-d083fa0371a1&...


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This link might be able to help you. <script type="text/javascript"> function AttachFile() { SP.Ribbon.PageManager.get_instance().executeRootCommand("Ribbon.ListForm.Edit.Actions.AttachFile", null, null, null); } </script> <a onclick='javascript:AttachFile();'>browse</a> https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/sqlserver/en-US/...


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Document Library:. It is used for storing documents. Form Library: . It is used for storing InfoPath forms. Source: http://www.bizsupportonline.net/blog/2014/what-is-sharepoint-form-library.htm


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Are you using the "New Experience" Document Library UI? If so, then it won't accept any branding, or custom script. Microsoft has disabled everything. The current answer from Microsoft is: Switch back to Classic Mode https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Differences-between-the-new-document-library-experience-and-classic-mode-30e1aab0-a5cc-4363-b7f2-...


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If you are only looking for an alternative way to create forms in the SharePoint browser, others have already suggested a few of the many alternatives. I might add Stratus Forms to that list, though I don't have personal experience with it. If, however, you are looking for alternatives to other InfoPath capabilities such as running outside the browser in an ...


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You can check this list by Mark Jones, there are many alternative including the ones already mentioned in the previous posts: http://list.ly/list/EKk-infopath-forms-alternatives I work for PDF Share Forms, full disclosure. I suggest to give it a look: PDF Share Forms Information Worker It brings a rich toolset for for design and integration with SharePoint ...


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Using content types can help with this. Publish V1 as a content type, set the library to use content types, set V1 as the default content type, relink all your existing forms. Then, publish V2 as a content type. Set V2 as the default content type. All new forms will use the V2 template, old forms will continue to use V1.


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It's not possible. You have to create a new form for this type of scenarios for the Manager.


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IMO the technically best approach would be to develop a custom SharePoint solution (WSP) with Visual Studio: no functional constrain, evolutivity, easiness of deployment and updates, robustness, etc. The only downside I can see is: you need a SharePoint developer! Second best option would be InfoPath. Usually, I don't recommend InfoPath at all, because it's ...


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Well there are two types of InfoPath data. First type is non-promoted InfoPath fields. These are fields in your form that are NOT promoted to SharePoint. The data for these fields live ONLY in the XML file. The second type are promoted InfoPath fields. These are fields that are in the form that you HAVE decided to promote to SharePoint as columns. The ...


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Yes, this is possible. You can add Last three field in section (Containers). After adding fields in section, add rules to this section to display only when login user is inside a SharePoint user group. You can add data connection having SharePoint user group there. And validate the same using rule applied in section. The blog http://blog.symprogress.com/...


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Are you using InfoPath Edit form or InfoPath Form (published as linked to Content Type, in a Forms Library) as they are behaving differently: InfoPath Edit form - changing fields in either underlying list would require close and reopen the form - which would then ask to refresh. Or change the form and upon republishing would update the list. InfoPath in ...


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You can do this by just changing the rules that are executed on the Submit button. Let the rules first check if the current item has a specific field value set that can only be found in an existing form. You may even need to create such a field just for the purpose of this check. Let's say you create a helper field called IsNew. Let the Submit button ...


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Hussein, You should not connect your repeating tables and controls to Secondary Data Source instead use a middle layer Web Service for inserting data into the SharePoint Lists.. Call the Web Service from InfoPath forms and send data in raw XML, in Web Service you can parse XML and fetch data.. Using SharePoint Object Model, add this data to SharePoint ...


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Last request wins. There is always some difference even if just few milliseconds. There is however slight possibility that last request will receive some error if two saves are really, really close but in 'real life' scenario 1 second difference in names is more then enough. If you want to be 100% sure use extra data in filename eg. name of the user who i ...


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Do the following three steps Add Windows Server Feature: User Interfaces and Infrastructure -> Desktop Experience Reboot Start Windows Services -> Themes service To ensure, Review this link: http://www.infopathdev.com/forums/p/21891/75649.aspx


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I had to create a retrieve data connection, FetchID, to fetch the ID column. Then in submit data connection, I used this formula: xdMath:Eval(xdMath:Max(xdXDocument:GetDOM("FetchID")/dfs:myFields/dfs:dataField‌​s/d:SharePointListItem_RW/d:ID), 'concat("Car Insurance Request [ID: ", (d:ID or 0) + 1, "]")'). Hopefully it will help someone.


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