Tips and Tricks for Making Form Filling Faster

The less time it takes to fill out your forms, the more time your users can spend on other tasks. Also, odds go up that form fillers will complete forms when they take less time to fill out. This blog post will give you a few tips for speeding up form filling and improving accuracy…


Peer to Peer Solutions using SharePoint Workspace 2010

In the 2nd of 2 videos about InfoPath 2010 and SharePoint Workspace integration, Shirish Pulikkal from the InfoPath test team shows how to create and maintain an Asset Tracking list for both online and offline use, using InfoPath designer and SharePoint Workspace. The Scenario: In the 1st video, Taking a list offline using SharePoint Workspace…


Using Relative URLs with the ServerInfo Class in InfoPath 2010

Hi, my name is Jill Anderson and I am a tester on the InfoPath team. In this post, I would like to introduce you to the one of the newest members of the InfoPath Object Model, the “ServerInfo” class.  For InfoPath forms published to a SharePoint server, the members of this class give you context…


Using TFS for Source Control in InfoPath 2010

In this video demo, Philip Newman and Christopher Brotsos from the InfoPath program management team show how you can use Team Foundation Server (TFS) to manage source control for your InfoPath forms with code. Follow up Team Foundation Server (TFS) is an effective repository and source control program for your InfoPath solutions. Teams add InfoPath…


How to Pass Querystring data into an InfoPath Form

Hi there, Daniel Broekman here. After showing you how to customize a SharePoint list with InfoPath 2010, and describing the differences between SharePoint list forms and form library forms together with Kate Everitt, I’m back with a quick tip for easily sending  a value from the browser’s query string into an InfoPath form. Imagine one…


Cool Form! MS Store Inventory Checklist

This week’s cool form is an inventory check list form that is used in the Microsoft Company Store. The form contains 2 views. The 1st view contains a set of checks that need to be completed by store employees. The 2nd view displays the list of checks that have not yet been completed by the user….


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…


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…