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InfoPath New Tool
Qdabra releases qRules v5.2!
Now compatible with SharePoint 2013 and InfoPath 2013!
Enable Advanced InfoPath Features – no coding required.
With More than 100 Commands – qRules saves you time.
Free qRules v5.2 trial is available.
InfoPath New Books
"Using Microsoft InfoPath 2010 with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Step by Step" [Paperback,
Authors: Darvish Shadravan,
Introduction to InfoPath
Microsoft Office Support:
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MSDN: No-code solutions using SharePoint 2013 Composites
Qdabra Software weekly free webinar: registration, or watch recorded videos
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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: Attachment Column Not Visible in Forms Library
Thanks, I just noticed that.
Hide a field based on another field's count
Hi, I have a form where I am trying to hide a text field when two multiple select list boxes each have at least one selection made. The two MSLB are conditionally required when another field is selected. You can't normally have validation rules on MSLB, but I was able to achieve this by following the directions from another forum post on this site...
how to create dynamic fields?
hi I am trying to create a form and depending on user choice she/he could have different request issued. For example, user is able to choose between: Request 1, Resquest 2 and Resquest 3. Where each of these have different fields populated.
I am using SharePoint 365 and InfoPath 2013.
Any idea how I can achieve this? :)
Re: Re-publishing InfoPath to SharePoint Form Library without affecting existing items
The field being set by the button is just a hidden field to track the views and mandatory fields etc. so if I have a field which checks if button was submitted or not, how does that help in this context i.e. republishing new form with new fields without affecting the existing items in the list.
Dynamically Add Multi-level Checkboxes
I have a list that has two columns, Area and Sub-Area. In essence, it's set up sort of like State - City, so the table would have entries like: California, Anaheim California, Sacramento Tennessee, Memphis What I would like to do is put checkboxes in a section where each area would be represented by a column, with the top checkbox in each column...
Recent Blog Posts
SPC348: Update on InfoPath and SharePoint Forms
This morning at the SharePoint Conference in Vegas, Microsoft gave a great presentation to a packed room of >1000 attendees. Here's a link where you can download the slide deck: http//www.infopathdev.com/files/folders/examples/entry96310.aspx For...
03-04-2014 11:37 PM
Microsoft announces InfoPath 2013 is the last version ... what to do!?
On Friday, Microsoft announced that InfoPath 2013 would be the last version: http://blogs.office.com/2014/01/31/update-on-infopath-and-sharepoint-forms/ Many InfoPath form designers, users and business process managers may be wondering what to do. Short...
02-02-2014 11:45 AM
Do not stop the SharePoint Foundation Web Application service
When troubleshooting issues on a server where DBXL is installed, DO NOT stop the SharePoint Foundation Web Application service. Stopping this service will remove the IIS sites from the server. Starting the service recreates the site, but the DBXL install...
01-14-2014 06:42 PM
Filed under: DBXL
SharePoint changes DBXL App Pool assignment
Over the years we've noticed that SharePoint updates may sometimes interfere with DBXL. Typically, correcting the DBXL App Pool identity and/or performing an iisreset fixes the issue. We've noticed, however, that even adding a new web application...
01-10-2014 01:40 PM
Filed under: DBXL v2.2
Submitting to DBXL and detecting errors
In many DBXL documents published by Qdabra Software, we add a data connection to the SubmitDocument method in the DBXLDocumentService. It should be noted that this web service will not return errors to the user. This means that if the submit should fail...
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Filed under: DBXL, qRules, SubmitToDbxl, SubmitDocument