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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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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Debugging Sandboxed Code in InfoPath 2010 Forms

In this video demo, Phil Newman from the InfoPath program management team shares some tips and tricks for debugging InfoPath forms with sandboxed code on SharePoint server 2010. Here is this link to the ULS viewer tool that is used in the demo: Download location: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/ULSViewer Location of ULS logs on SharePoint server: C:Program FilesCommon…

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Using Multiple Views in Customized List Forms

Hi, my name is Laura Harrington, and I’m a program manager on the InfoPath team. In this short video demo, I will show how you can optimize the form filling experience for different tasks and users by creating multiple custom views in your customized SharePoint list forms.

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Add items to a SharePoint list using managed code

In this video demo, Phil Newman shows how you can write managed code in an InfoPath form to add items to a SharePoint list, and then publish this form as a sandboxed solution to SharePoint. In InfoPath 2010, forms with code can now be published directly to SharePoint without requiring the farm administrator to approve…

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Package and Re-use a SharePoint List Solution

This week’s post continues the theme of SharePoint list customization. In this short video demo, Roberto Taboada from the InfoPath program management team shows how you can quickly and easily re-use your customized SharePoint lists by packaging them as SharePoint list templates. This is a really powerful feature as it allows you to build and…

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Customize an External List Form in InfoPath 2010

In this week’s “5 for forms” video demo, Trey Brumley, a software design engineer in test shows how you can use InfoPath to customize the form for an external list on SharePoint that connects to a SQL Employee database through Business Connectivity Services.

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Use Rules and Filters to Create Cascading Dropdowns in Forms

Hi, my name is Anson Hidajat and I’m a program manager on the InfoPath team. In this week’s “5 for forms” video demo, I will show how you can use rules and filters to create cascading dropdown lists in a tennis tournament bracket application. Enjoy and please send us your feedback!

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Create Code-Free Mashups with InfoPath and SharePoint Web Parts

Hi, My name is Nicholas Lovell and I’m a developer on the InfoPath team. In this video demo, I will walk through how to create a simple portal page for processing claims at an insurance company. This claims portal includes a SharePoint Web Part with a list of all the claims, an InfoPath Web Part…

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Add a Dynamic Map to a Contact Form using REST Web Services

Update: Due to a change in the Bing Maps REST Web Service, the steps outlined in this blog post no longer work. We are looking into the possibility of using a different API, and will update this post soon with details. Hi, Phil Newman here from the InfoPath team. In this post, I’ll explain how…

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