Category Archives: InfoPath 2010

Pass query string to an InfoPath form

There is a infoPath form on a page (URL: “http://www.yoursharepoint.com/xxxx/xxxx.aspx?viewing=1”). We want to pass the value of “viewing” to the infoPath form. Create a new column “viewing” in the list; make sure the column is in the infoPath form (to … Continue reading

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Get current item ID or other field value in an infopath form

Tools >> Data Connections >> Add >> Create a new connection to: Receive Data >> Select SharePoint library or list >> enter the url of the form library (the same address that you published the form to. Then Select the … Continue reading

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How to Customize Default Approval Workflow (Adding a CC field into the Task Form)

Thanks to: http://sharepointdevelopertopics.blogspot.com.au/2011/06/how-to-customize-default-approval.html http://sharepointdevelopertopics.blogspot.com.au/2011/06/how-to-customize-default-approval_11.html            

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Create SharePoint Form Template (Administrator-approved form template)

Create you form using InfoPath 2010. In File >> Publish >> SharePoint Server: Type in your site or sub-site URL (e.g., http://sharepoint/sitename) Then do the following: Put in a path to your local drive. This will save the from into … Continue reading

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Pass query string to a SharePoint list’s “Add new item” form that was customized by InfoPath 2010

Scenario: There is a list called “Customer Equipment” and its form was customized by InfoPath 2010. One of the field is called “Customer” which is a look-up field (a dropdown list). When add a new item I want to pass … Continue reading

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Customize “Start Custom Task Process” in SharePoint Designer 2010

This is how you can use “Start Custom Task Process” to get the same result from “Collect data from a user”: 1. Create a Workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010 (SPD2010) and add the following actions: Click on “Task (2)” to … Continue reading

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Creating a cascading drop down list (Filtered Lookup Field) using InfoPath

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