“Unknown network error” on people picker in InfoPath form

You might have issue with people picker in InfoPath form on Sharepoint online site. I would like share an update with you on this issue. Symptom: You get error “Unknown network error” while resolving the user in people picker control in InfoPath filler form at your SharePoint online site. Note: The people picker is working…

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Administrator Approved Forms fails to upload to SharePoint server 2016, if you have “External Item Picker” control added to the Form

Yes it is true that if you have an “External Item Picker” in your admin approved Form you are no longer able  migrate to SharePoint server 2016. But we have workaround to help you with the migration Save the admin approved Xsn as Cab File Extract the cab files Modify the view1.xsl (I had just…

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Yet another flavor of using Enum functions

Recently we had below requirement where people picker control in a InfoPath Form allows multiple values separated by semi colon and the client wanted to format it differently so that they can use the selected entries (comma separated)  in the picker control to send emails. For example when the values are selected in People Picker…

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InfoPath Error while submitting an existing form, which uses REST web service to load data

Scenario is using REST web service to get the data from the Share Point List in the InfoPath form. When users create a new form, everything works fine and the form gets submitted. But when user open that existing form, and recall the rest web service, the form does not get submitted and gives the…

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While opening an existing/ new InfoPath form, it is getting opened in the Read Only Mode.

Scenario:   I’ve published an InfoPath form (Filler Form) on a SharePoint library. While opening an existing/ new form, it is getting opened in the Read Only Mode.   Cause and Solution:   There could be multiple reasons for this. I’ve came across two scenario.   A new form/ existing forms are getting opened in…

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The form cannot be submitted because some of the e-mail addresses cannot be resolved. If you know the values in the form that specify the e-mail addresses, revise them and try again.

Scenario:   I’ve put a people picker in the InfoPath form and pulling emails id to send emails based on the display name, which I’ve filled in the people picker. While submitting the InfoPath Form, I am getting below error for the user Wehrsdorfer, Al. Error : InfoPath cannot submit the form. An error occurred…

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Plan to upgrade form templates during an upgrade to SharePoint Server 2010/ 2013

Scenario:   I’ve migrated the content database from one farm to another and have changed the URL of the site. I have some InfoPath forms in the site collection. To update links that are used in user form templates and data connection files, we need to run the Update-SPInfoPathUserFileUrl cmdlet. (Reference: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee704551.aspx#updateLinks.).   While running the update-SPInfoPathUserFileUrl…

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Infopath Issue due to a misconfiguration of the Microsoft SharePoint Server State Service.

InfoPath form will be available on SharePoint list/Library after publishing the form successfully. Now you are getting following error while  creating new item: “The form cannot be rendered. This may be due to a misconfiguration of the Microsoft SharePoint Server State Service. For more information, contact your server administrator. “ This seems with the misconfiguration…

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Browser enabled InfoPath form open in client application

Recently we worked on an issue where browser enabled InfoPath form is opening in client application instead of opening in browser. When publishing the form, getting warning “This form template is browser -compatible but it cannot be browser enabled on the selected site”          Steps to follow: -Verify the “SharePoint Server Enterprise Site Features” should be activated…

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InfoPath is not included in Office 2016

Yes, InfoPath 2013 is the last release of the desktop client, and InfoPath Forms Services in SharePoint Server 2013 is the last release of InfoPath Forms Services. The InfoPath Forms Services technology within Office 365 will be maintained and it will function until further notice. We also want to remind you that the InfoPath 2013…

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