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JsonToXml: Converts a JSON string to XML and places the converted XML into data sources.
ListInputParameters: Provides a list of the available input parameters in the currently opened form.
MakeRequest: Carries out a network request and provides the result.
XmlToJson: Converts XML in data sources to a JSON string. Useful in combination with the MakeRequest command for interacting with JSON web APIs.
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Repeating Data Within Repeating Sections
I am new to this site and new to InfoPath development, but have a lot of experience in Access, VBA, and SharePoint. I cannot seem to figure out how to display my data. I have searched the forum and google and nothing really applies to my issue. I have two+ data sources (secondary). One is locations that list all of my locations and has a true/false...
Re: IP as a dev tool for future technologies
Hi Brandt, I wholeheartedly agree with you. We have already developed that tool and it's called FormsViewer. You can download it from our FormsQuo website: http://formsquo.com/solution-matrix/formsviewer-download/ We expect to continue supporting the InfoPath open XML format, and to extend it with new functionality. FormsViewer already has support...
Re: Help With Filtering Secondary Data Connection
What have you tried for conditional formatting? I'd think getting the past events to drop off would be easy - for the "only show 4" requirement, things may be a little trickier. Here's a simplified sample - save it locally, right click & select Design to open in design mode. From there you can preview and take a look.
Re: Repeating Table
Sure. You can just drag your repeating group into the new view from the data source task pane, and add conditional formatting to the repeating table to hide certain rows. Attached is a simple sample - save it locally, right click, select design and preview from there. (Note, the comparison that is hiding the rows is a little nutty, because what looks...
Re: Create a Button that Add another BOX
I would just hide the list box unless the button has been clicked - you should be able to do this with rules alone, no code needed. See the attached sample, save it locally, right click, select design to open in design mode & preview.
Recent Blog Posts
Cannot Access a Closed Stream
I had an error on qRules SubmitToSharePointList today that succeeded creating a new item, but failed to update an existing item. The failure error was: Exception: Exception from HRESULT: 0x8004304D. Full error node text: Cannot access a closed Stream...
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Report Builder - Filtering data from a repeating table in DBXL
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08-03-2015 01:06 PM
Don Stephen Lambatin
Filed under: Report Builder
Let's Build Something New - Excel Surveys
While we wait for Microsoft to announce what's ahead (more here ) I think it would be fun to start taking a look at some other tools for capturing data. To start with - I'd like to do a quick intro to Excel Surveys. If you aren't familiar...
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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...
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