"This form template is browser-compatible, but it cannot be browser-enabled on the selected site" message
Learn how to configure Forms Services to allow users to browser-enable form templates.
You receive the following message when you try to publish a browser-compatible InfoPath 2007
form template to a SharePoint server with or without Forms Services:
This form template is browser-compatible, but it cannot be browser-enabled on the selected site.
Configure Forms Services to allow users to browser-enable form templates.
You might see the following message appear in the InfoPath 2007 Publishing Wizard when you try to publish an InfoPath form template to a SharePoint site:
Figure 1. Message in InfoPath Publishing Wizard.
To resolve this issue:
- Open SharePoint 3.0 Central Administration.
- On the Central Administration page, click on the Application Management tab.
- On the Application Management page, under InfoPath Forms Services, click Configure InfoPath Forms Services.
- On the Configure InfoPath Forms Services page, select the Allow users to browser-enable form templates
Figure 2. Settings on the Configure InfoPath Forms Services page.
- Close the InfoPath 2007 client application.
- Open the InfoPath form template again.
- Try publishing the template again.
While the Allow users to browser-enable form templates setting is not the only setting you will have to set to get browser-compatible forms to work with Forms Services, it is the minimum required setting to allow users to be able to browser-enable browser-compatible InfoPath form templates on SharePoint 2007 through InfoPath's Publishing Wizard.
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- 3 Ways to deploy InfoPath form templates to SharePoint
- The form template could not be browser-enabled, but it was successfully published for use with Microsoft Office InfoPath
- Video: How to create and deploy an InfoPath browser form template to SharePoint
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