Working with VSTO 2008 Projects in InfoPath 2010

The InfoPath team is busy working on the next version of Office.  While we’re offline, we’d like to take the opportunity to tackle some of the questions that we get asked frequently by InfoPath users.     Today I’ll talk about how to migrate your InfoPath projects from Visual Studio Tools for Office 2005 or Visual…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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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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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