More articles from the community

It’s Friday, and on Fridays I usually try to dig up a cool article or two from the community 1) Patrick Tisseghem wrote a beautiful walkthrough on making browser forms show up in a web part – no code required, just follow the screenshots. 2) S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton published a very detailed paper on saving InfoPath…

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New Office 2007 courses from MS Learning

MS Learning has some free Office 2007 courses. In particular, here’s a What’s New course for InfoPath. Here’s the outline: What’s New in Microsoft® Office InfoPath® 2007 Converting Office Word and Office Excel Forms to Office InfoPath The Forms Converter How to Convert Existing Forms to Office InfoPath The Design Checker Designing Forms in Office…

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Two articles from the community

Making my Technorati rounds searching for InfoPath community content, I came across two very cool articles: 1) InfoPath 2007, Forms Server, MOSS 2007 by Sahil Malik: start from a Word form, publish it to be filled out in the browser, play with the content type and configure the document library. Fun read, and lots of…

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InfoPathDev.com: Excellent InfoPath Resource

Shoutout to InfoPathDev.com – several of our product team alums are hosting an excellent resource for the InfoPath developer community. Lots of great content there: sample form templates, very lively forums, and walkthroughs. My personal favorites: 1) Localizing form templates. Very clever method, using secondary data connections to store localizations in XML files. I still refer…

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Interesting InfoPath/SharePoint Blog

Shoutout to Kristof De Causemaeker – his blog has interesting articles on both InfoPath and SharePoint; couple particularly cool posts: 1) Great walkthrough on template parts, new InfoPath 2007 feature that allows you to modularize components of your form templates. 2) Cool trick on how to make picture buttons in InfoPath 2003 and 2007. It won’t work in browser…

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Two more cool InfoPath/SharePoint blogs

I found two more cool InfoPath resources. Shoutout to Christopher White, who has a couple code-intensive InfoPath-SharePoint articles in his blog. Particularly interesting: 1) Walkthrough on setting up a pretty complex workflow using InfoPath and Office Server 2007. 2) Post on manipulating file attachments in С#. Kudos to S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton, who wrote a number of walkthroughs, mainly…

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Awesome blog on InfoPath

I’ve been on a hunt for cool InfoPath-related blogs; well, I just found a gem. Shoutout to Liam Cleary whose blog talks about SharePoint, VSTO, Groove, and, of course, lots and lots of InfoPath. I loved all the screenshots and detailed walkthroughs. Some highlights: 1) Article on Word import – a walkthrough of a new…

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Hosting InfoPath forms in a custom ASPX page

Many of you saw a detailed MSDN article on embedding an InfoPath XmlFormView control into a custom ASP.NET page. But – there’s more to it. I came across an interesting blog post that talks about embedding a browser-based InfoPath form into a webpart. Here’s another post of someone who got it to work, with nice screenshots….

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Two excellent InfoPath resources

I just came across two great InfoPath resources: A series of articles by Christopher Domino (12 detailed articles so far!). Christopher’s articles look deeply into many InfoPath aspects, from “declarative logic vs code”, deployment approaches, and backend integration discussions to detailed code dive-ins. Highly recommended. CodeProject.com has a few interesting InfoPath articles; I particularly liked their…

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Andrew May knows XML Forms on SharePoint

This is a shout out to Andrew May, who’s posted some great content on SharePoint as it relates to InfoPath and XML more generally.   His most recent post covers the new Form content type that InfoPath uses for its Content Types integration. He’s also got a great 5-part series on how the SharePoint XML parser works…

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