Today, I ran across an issue when I went to customize a list with InfoPath. I clicked on the ‘Customize Form’ button and it opened the item view in InfoPath as expected. After I made my changes I went to publish my form. I received the following error message: “InfoPath cannot connect to the server. … Continue reading Cannot publish InfoPath custom list form
In the world of InfoPath, you may have noticed the the url for an open form is crazy big! I ran into a problem in the past when I ran out of space in the url. Sometimes this happens if the form is nested a couple of levels down in a site. Whenever you open… Continue reading InfoPath – Shorten url for browser based forms
In the past, I needed to add a date sequentially on insert of a repeating table. I found a post by S.Y.M Wong-A-Ton that helped me achieve this. Here is a link to that post: http://www.bizsupportonline.net/infopath2007/automatically-populate-repeating-table-infopath-sequential-dates.htm If you are working on anything InfoPath, this site is a GREAT resource. I highly suggest that you check… Continue reading InfoPath – Add Sequential Dates
On rare occasions, I have ran into this and I always seem to forget what to do then this happens. It’s actually quite simple. All that you need to do is run office diagnostics. First things first, close InfoPath. Then, follow the directions for your version of Windows. Windows 7 Windows Control Panel Programs and… Continue reading InfoPath 2007 – Contact Selector Shows Red X
This article applies to InfoPath 2007 only as 2010 and 2013 no longer have this limitation. At some point during your career, you will need to connect to a SharePoint list to retrieve information for a drop down list. This process has changed since 2007 but I thought that I would go ahead and share… Continue reading InfoPath 2007 – Populating from data/dropdown info from SharePoint lists using XML form data
I had a request for a form to count the number of days between two date pickers as one of it’s functions. All that you need to make this happen is add two date picker controls and one text field to display the count. I have included an InfoPath sample form that explains this in… Continue reading InfoPath – Difference between days
We had an issue come up about security with InfoPath forms. One of the major issues was that we could restrict items in the view, but if you used explorer view, all of the security would be bypassed. To counter this, we use a CEWP and the following jQuery script: HideViewsScript Please note, you will… Continue reading jQuery Security….. Just hide it!
Just received a message that one of my forms was not behaving properly. It seems that when someone seleted one of the option buttons in a set, more than one option would get selected. I said to myself, “This is not possible. You can only select one option at a time.” Well, come to find out,… Continue reading Weird option button behavior