Bulk delete SharePoint list items via an InfoPath 2010 form

Watch a demonstration of how you can use an InfoPath 2010 browser form to delete multiple items from a SharePoint list at once.

The InfoPath 2010 with SharePoint 2010 video below is a demonstration of how you can use an InfoPath browser form to delete one or more items from a SharePoint list without having to write code. The steps to create such a solution have been laid out in the bonus article for InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 2 named Delete items from a SharePoint list using InfoPath that can be found in the InfoPath 2010 Cookbook 2 Club.

InfoPath 2010 with SharePoint 2010 video transcript

Here I'm in SharePoint 2010 where I've got this SharePoint list that contains the names and colors of Office applications.

I've already published an InfoPath form template to a SharePoint form library and embedded an InfoPath form on this page.

When the form opens you'll see that it displays the list of Office applications here on the left and on the right I can select which Office applications I would like to delete. For example, I would like to delete Publisher and Visio.

And when I click Delete List Item(s), you'll see that the two items I selected on the right will disappear on the left. And then when I go to the OfficeApplications SharePoint list, you'll see that the two items are not present in the list anymore.

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