Take a list offline using SharePoint Workspace 2010

In this short video demo, Shirish Pulikkal from the InfoPath test team shows how you can customize a SharePoint list in InfoPath designer and work with the list offline in SharePoint Workspace. The Scenario: A fictitious company Fabrikam wants to track assets in their lab using SharePoint list. They want to be able to track…

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Extended data validation for the Multiple-Selection List Box in InfoPath 2010

Hi, Frank Mueller from the InfoPath development team here. The Multiple-Selection List Box (MSLB) control was introduced in InfoPath 2007 to enable users to select multiple items from a list when filling out forms. In this post, I will explain the different ways you can restrict and validate the data entered using this control in…

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Cool Forms! Task Form

This week’s cool form was submitted by Sean Cantellay of Cantellay Consulting. The form allows the user to select a SharePoint task from the right and view it in the form on the page. The task has been broken up into four views and the tab buttons moves the user through the different views. The…

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Create a Rating Control using Picture Buttons

In this short video demo, Matt Bielich from the InfoPath test team shows how you can add a rating control to your InfoPath 2010 forms using picture buttons.

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SharePoint List Data Connections in InfoPath 2010

Hi, my name is Joey Wiggs and I’m a developer on the InfoPath team. In InfoPath 2010, one of the ways in which we’ve improved our integration with SharePoint Server 2010 is by providing richer capabilities for connecting to and getting data from SharePoint lists. In this post, I will compare SharePoint list data connections…

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Cool Forms! Feature Status

This week’s cool form is a form used to track the status of testing of feature areas. One interesting decision made in this form is to use questions as labels rather than field names. This makes the form much easier to understand, particularly given that field names for compactness in the list view tend to…

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Free InfoPath 2010 Web Cast: Best Practices in Form Design

The fourth and final session in the InfoPath 2010 Academy Live series, Best Practices in Form Design, by InfoPath PM lead Daniel Witriol takes place this Wednesday, May 5th at 8:30 AM (PST). You can sign up for this free Web cast on https://www.eventbuilder.com/event_desc.asp?p_event=a2d1f10w. If you’ve missed any of our earlier sessions, you can watch…

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