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Re: Saving as and location predetermined without using sharepoint
Thank you so much for answering Hilary! I tried what you said but I still get an error message... I asks me to define a manager of events for the OnSaveRequest, which I don't know what that is. That's what my code looks like now: using Microsoft.Office.InfoPath; using System; using System.Windows.Forms; using System.Xml; using System.Xml.XPath;...
Re: Repeating table getting values from drop-down list boxes
Thank you Hilary, the solution is very interesting! Just a problem still exists: when I choose an option from one of the drop-downs, all 3 are being changed as the drop-downs store duplicate data.
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If you encounter a missing feature in FormsViewer, this is the first place to look for a workaround. This document contains a list of limitations, known issues, and missing features along with notes on how to work around them. Last Updated: 2016-08-28
SharePoint On Prem Installation Package
Here's everything you need to get FormsViewer working in a SharePoint 2013 On Prem environment. Included in the package is a document and FormsViewer v1.2 pre-release bits. After you install these bits and get them working, please contact Support@Qdabra.com to get updated bits for the v1.2 release. We will update this package here when we have finished...
My layout changes when i print
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Just a quick post to let you know about an issue I ran across recently. I had a repeating table in a form where some of the columns had shading. We decided to remove the column shading and go to an alternate row shading using conditional formatting. I...
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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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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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