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InfoPath New Tool
Qdabra releases qRules v6.1!
Free qRules v6.1 trial is available.
CreateSharePointFolder: allows creating a folder in a SharePoint list or library.
ExportView: uses InfoPath's built-in functionality to render the current view as a file and save it to a local drive
InfoPath New Books
"Using Microsoft InfoPath 2010 with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Step by Step" [Paperback, 2011] Authors: Darvish Shadravan, Laura Rogers
Introduction to InfoPath
Microsoft Office Support: Find content about InfoPath 2010 and 2013 MSDN: No-code solutions using SharePoint 2013 Composites
Qdabra Software weekly free webinar: registration, or watch recorded videos
Find useful resources for your InfoPath development needs here: InfoPath Dev Resources
Free download on InfoPath Templates by InfoPathDev also available.
SharePoint Designer 2010
Office Enterprise 2007 Trial Version
Visual Studio Express Edition
Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office Second Edition
Visual Studio 2005 Tools Office Second Edition (Runtime)
.NET Framework 3.0
Visual Studio 2005 extensions for .NET Framework 3.0 (Windows Workflow Foundation) InfoPath 2003
Microsoft Visual Studio Express Edition
InfoPath 2003 Toolkit for Visual Studio .NET
InfoPath 2003 Software Development Kit (SDK)
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Re: GetGroupCollectionFromUser "User cannot be found"
I have used domain\username and username and firstname.lastname@example.org, Neither of these let me go forward. I am also having the same problem, Isn't there a solution to this?
Modify the New form in a SharePoint list to use repeating tables and qRules
Hi all, I have a SharePoint 2013 custom list. I'd like to use the Customize Form button on the list's Ribbon to modify the New form to add a repeating table that holds 6 of the fields in the list, then use qRules to submit that repeating table info back to the list. This is a vehicle inspection list and I'm trying to avoid a user having...
Re: Expense Report using Qrules submit to list/edit forms
Hello d24n4e, It sounds like you've been able to set up the list mapping correctly. That is great! If not, here is a blog post about creating the mapping: http://www.infopathdev.com/blogs/hilary/archive/2012/05/30/qrules-submittosharepointlist-walkthrough-for-v4-2.aspx For the management of the line items by the finance department, it may be best...
Re: empty field is not considered empty
You might want to right click the "problem" field in the data source task pane (where the fields show) and select Rule Inspector - see if something else may be setting that field to .... something. :)
Re: empty field is not considered empty
Thank you Hilary. Other projects came up so it took me some time to react. I created a simple example tot demonstrate the issue, but I couldn't replicate the problem. In this simple example it just works as expected. It looks like this might be a bug because in my original 'real' form, the exact same check for emptiness doesn't work...
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Filed under: xpath, forward, error, infopath, browser, slash, publish
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