InfoPath Warning: The form template could not be browser-enabled, but it was successfully published for use with Microsoft Office InfoPath

Learn how you can solve the warning 'The form template could not be browser-enabled, but it was successfully published for use with Microsoft Office InfoPath' which appears on the Publishing Wizard in InfoPath when you try to publish a browser-compatible form template to SharePoint.

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Problem

You've installed Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0 and Office Forms Server 2007. When you try to publish a browser-compatible InfoPath form template to SharePoint, you see the following warning message appear on the last screen of the Publishing Wizard:

The form template could not be browser-enabled, but it was successfully published for use with Microsoft Office InfoPath

Solution

Check whether you have enabled the InfoPath Forms Services support Feature on the site collection of the SharePoint site to which you are trying to publish the InfoPath form.

Discussion

Enabling InfoPath Forms Services requires performing a few steps, one of which is enabling the InfoPath Forms Services support Feature on the site collection on whose sites you want to render InfoPath forms through a browser.

If you don't do this, you may see a dialog box similar to the following one appear when you are done publishing an InfoPath form template.
InfoPath Publishing Wizard.

Note: The following instructions are applicable to a WSS 3.0 installation with Office Forms Server 2007. While similar instructions can be applied to a MOSS 2007 installation with Enterprise features, the menu items may vary.

To enable the InfoPath Forms Services support Feature on the site collection:

  1. In SharePoint, go to the top-level site that represents the site collection.
  2. On the Site Actions menu, choose Site Settings.
  3. On the Site Settings page under Site Collection Administration, click Site collection features.
  4. On the Site Collection Features page, click Activate behind the InfoPath Forms Services support Feature.
    InfoPath Forms Services support feature on the Site Collection Features page in WSS 3.0.
  5. In InfoPath, publish the browser-compatible InfoPath form template again.
 


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