2013 Archive

2013 blog posts on the InfoPath Solutions Blog

5 SharePoint List demo solutions you might have missed

These 5 InfoPath demo videos demonstrate several solutions you can create for working with SharePoint lists and SharePoint list items, with and without writing code in InfoPath.

SharePoint hates default values in InfoPath forms

Learn how you can solve the 'infinite loop error' SharePoint displays for browser forms that contain too many fields on which default values have been set.

Generate random numbers in InfoPath

Learn which options are available if you want to generate random numbers in an InfoPath form either with or without writing code.

3 Ways to extract data from InfoPath and write it to Excel

This is an overview of 3 options that are available if you want to get data from an InfoPath form and save this data in an Excel workbook when both files are stored locally on disk or in SharePoint.

5 InfoPath questions about publishing to SharePoint, looping through items, and SQL Server

The following five questions about publishing InfoPath form templates to SharePoint, looping through data in InfoPath forms, and populating a drop-down list using a SQL Server script were recorded as search queries to BizSupportOnline and S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton has taken the time to answer them.

5 InfoPath questions about code in SharePoint 2010, timestamps, and controls

The following five questions about InfoPath code in SharePoint 2010, InfoPath field timestamps, and controls were recorded as search queries to BizSupportOnline and S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton has taken the time to answer them.

5 InfoPath questions about calculations, rules, and SharePoint lists

The following five questions about performing calculations in InfoPath, InfoPath rules, and SharePoint lists were recorded as search queries to BizSupportOnline and S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton has taken the time to answer them.

5 InfoPath questions about controls, XML, and Excel

The following five questions about InfoPath controls, XML, and InfoPath with Excel were recorded as search queries to BizSupportOnline and S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton has taken the time to answer them.

InfoPath 2013: To upgrade or not to upgrade?

Learn whether you should upgrade to InfoPath 2013 if you are currently using InfoPath 2010 to create electronic forms.

Extract InfoPath form contents from SharePoint library 2010 to Excel

Learn which options are available if you want to extract the contents from one or multiple InfoPath forms that are stored in a SharePoint form library to an Excel spreadsheet.

5 InfoPath questions answered

The following are five questions that were recorded as search queries to BizSupportOnline and which S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton has taken the time to answer.

Recover & make changes to InfoPath forms on SharePoint

Learn how you can recover an InfoPath form template if you still have access to a working InfoPath form in SharePoint, and then go about making changes to the form template.

7 Reasons not to use InfoPath

Learn when it is appropriate to use InfoPath and when it is likely not a good choice.

InfoPath 2010 reporting overview

Learn what options you have when it comes to reporting, creating reports for, and analyzing data that is stored in InfoPath 2010 forms.

InfoPath 2013 Cookbook: 121 Codeless Recipes for Beginners

InfoPath 2013 Cookbook 2: 121 Codeless Recipes for SharePoint 2013

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook: 101 Codeless Recipes for Beginners

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 2: 101 Codeless Recipes for SharePoint 2010

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 3: 101 Code Recipes for C# Developers

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 4: 101 Code Recipes for VB Developers

InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 5: Integrating InfoPath with Excel and Excel Services