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view error message in Infopath Designer after getting new laptop
I have a form that I created on my old laptop which worked fine. After I got my new laptop (same Windows 7 enterprise with Office Professional Plus 2010 as before however IE went from version 9 to 11), every form I open in Designer gives me the following error "InfoPath cannot load the view. The view may have been modified to contain unsupported...
Re: InfoPath submit to Access 2010
Mods please delete this one, figured it out :D Thanks all
1 Infopath form, submit to 2 lists = Possible?
Hi All, Was wondering if this possible at all without using qRules, I have a secondary submit connection on the form. Basically, is it possible to map the repeating items + a unique ID to a dataset and submit it to another list? Thank you all!!!
UK Postcode Validation
So after searching the internet for a considerable amount of time to try to find the right way to validate UK postcodes to a fairly accurate dataset I have come up with the following solution. For reference the field containing my postcode is called Postcode. Using the formatting conditions input the following: Field Match Type Condition Postcode does...
Re: how to submit infopath form using microsoft outlook
As long as the SharePoint server is available to them (i.e. it is a public server or they are connected to a VPN that it is also attached to), then they will be able to submit to the form using the normal buttons. EDIT: Sorry, I have assumed you are using "Rules" buttons to do submits. Add a button to the form from the top menu in InfoPath...
Recent Blog Posts
DBXL - Tips for Reshredding documents
You can reshred DBXL forms using the DBXL Admin Tool but for large document sets you'll want to use the DBXL Migration Tool. And, for specific document sets, you can use our handy Powershell script. Do you need to reshred documents in DBXL? How many...
05-27-2015 05:09 PM
DBXL: Retrieving individual component files of a document type's XSN
DBXL does provide a way to retrieve the individual component files of a document type’s XSN, so it is possible to use this to get at a form’s XSD. The individual files can be accessed via this URL format: http(s)://<servername>/QdabraWebService...
03-10-2015 08:50 PM
The parameter is incorrect
I keep running into the same error on a recent project - the error message is "Some rules were not applied. The parameter is incorrect." InfoPath returns this message when you try to set a value in a data source that has not been queried - so...
02-24-2015 08:34 AM
User Profile Service in O365
Hello everyone! Here's a trick I use in O365 and SharePoint 2013 to get around some rather nasty Web Service query errors in the browser. I'm sure some of you have tried to use this service, and experienced the error. Many times data connections...
02-12-2015 01:39 PM
Filed under: UserInfo, O365, UserProfileService, SharePoint, Workarounds
xPaths With Double Forward Slashes Can Prevent Browser Publishing
If you use InfoPath long enough, you will eventually run into a browser publishing error message something like this: " The form template has been published to the server but it can only be opened in InfoPath Filler ." Often the message will...
07-02-2014 03:23 PM
Filed under: xpath, forward, error, infopath, browser, slash, publish