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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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Re: Check for duplicates in Repeating section
See if the attached sample helps - save it locally, right click and select design, then preview. The validation rule is on field 4.
URL in Infopath
Hi, I am trying to do 2 things here but it seems InfoPath is limited with the ways it handles URL: 1. A browser form has a link. When the user clicks on that link, can it open the URL in the same browser window? Essentially I want users to be able to go from one form to another in the same window. 2. User decides to click cancel on a form. Can the cancel...
Re: How do I add/attach a screenshot to my post in the forums
Thanks Hilary, I didn't even think to look in there ;-)
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Re: QDabra Forms Viewer
Hi CAStott, Are you Mr. Stott from California? Sorry, if I mangled your user name. :) Thank you for your interest in FormsViewer. Digital signatures is one of the few features that FormsViewer v1.3 still does not support. I recommend using our Electronic Signatures XTP as a workaround for now. Here's a link: http://www.qdabra.com/en/forms/ElectronicSignature...
Re: Codeless submitting InfoPath repeating table to a SharePoint list
I have created a form with add/update functions. Please take a look, and feel free to update and improve.
Recent Blog Posts
Formatting Issue Upon Opening of Form
I recently encountered a formatting issue when I open a form. In the screenshot below, the formatting looks unattractive and the size of the objects are smaller in length. When I download the template and open it in InfoPath, I get the same ugly format...
09-13-2016 12:17 AM
Form cannot be opened because it requires the domain permission level and it currently has restricted permission
I recently encountered problems opening form in the InfoPath 2013 filler after installing 2016 from Office 365. Here's the error message I received: While I performed prerequisites to install InfoPath 2013 with Offie2016, I was still unsuccessful...
09-12-2016 11:31 PM
Repeating Table Conditional Formatting Issue
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...
06-03-2016 03:23 PM
Office 365 & InfoPath Browser Form Limitations
Since we never know what will or won't work on Office 365 on a given day, I thought I'd outline a few things that we know at this time. SharePoint Web Services (this includes REST [OData]) are blocked. There are some exceptions - this KB outlines...
10-26-2015 07:57 AM
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...
08-26-2015 10:23 AM