InfoPath 2010 switch views with tabs

Learn how you can use rules and conditional formatting in InfoPath 2010 to create a tabbed interface that can be used to switch between views of the InfoPath form.

You can use a Switch views action in a rule to switch between views of an InfoPath form. You can extend this functionality to create a tabbed interface, so a user-interface that looks like it has tabs on it, where each tab represents and switches to a different view when you click the button for the tab.

In the InfoPath video shown below you will learn how you can use rules and conditional formatting to simulate tabs on an InfoPath form where changing tabs entails switching to a different view of the InfoPath form.

In this InfoPath 2010 tutorial video, you learned...

  • How to add a Switch views action rule to a button.
  • How to add conditional formatting to buttons and a section to create tabs on an InfoPath form.
  • How to keep track of which view the user is currently located on and use this information to set visual cues when views are switched.

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