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InfoPath New Books
"Using Microsoft InfoPath 2010 with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Step by Step" [Paperback,
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Introduction to InfoPath
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Sum time fields in repeating section
Hi, On my form I have sections where users enter the amount of time it took them to complete a task, i.e, section A, user enters 2:00, section B, user enters 3:00. I would like to put a total field on the form that adds up of these times as they go. I know it won't allow me to sum time fields but I have not been able to convert it to anything that...
Button to proceed to the next record
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SQL Database Integration
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When you use the sum function, you can select the repeating field you want to sum, and then you can add a filter to it - there should be button that allows you to "Filter Data" when you select the repeating field. You'd then add a filter like "FY = 14" or some such. http://www.infopathdev.com/files/folders/examples/entry41116...
Need help with Sumif (or equivelant)
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