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Microsoft on the Future of InfoPath

Everyone using InfoPath is concerned about finding an InfoPath replacement. To help with planning, we update this post with the all latest information we can find about the changing retirement status of InfoPath 2013. InfoPath status in a nutshell There will be no InfoPath 2016, but InfoPath 2013 is filling that role. SharePoint 2016 works…

Muhimbi converts Formotus forms to PDF on SharePoint

Formotus to PDF via Muhimbi Some Formotus customers submit their completed Formotus forms by email, others submit to SharePoint form libraries, and many of our customers do dual submits to both a data store and to email. If you submit your Formotus forms by email Formotus lets you attach them as PDF files right from…

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Getting Started with InfoPath: Do’s and Don’ts

Getting Started with InfoPath Designer Now that InfoPath 2013 is readily available as a free download, it’s easier than ever to get started building Formotus forms. Here are some tips for getting started with InfoPath Designer. Things To Do First, download and install InfoPath above if you don’t have it. Then: Day 1 Open InfoPath…

SharePoint Mobile Views and InfoPath Forms

Update: Track all the latest changes in InfoPath support and replacement here ➤ SharePoint Online  still supports InfoPath browser forms — but not in mobile views. “Something went wrong” Yesterday a new knowledge base article appeared on the Microsoft support site regarding the use of InfoPath browser forms with SharePoint Online with mobile view enabled…

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Need InfoPath 2013? Here’s How to Get It Today

InfoPath 2013 is now available for download InfoPath 2013 was never made available as a standalone application — it was only bundled with select Office suites. That all changed in September 2015 when the Microsoft began offering InfoPath 2013 in its Download Center. Here’s your new InfoPath plan: 1. Embrace it long-term 2. Augment it…

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InfoPath News: Year in Review and Look Forward

Update: Check out the latest details on InfoPath retirement and replacement ➤   InfoPath’s retirement was announced a year ago and discussed by Microsoft back in March, but what’s new since then, and what’s next? This was originally published by Glen Furnas on his SharePoint Community blog. Updated February 6, 2015, with new info from…

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Making the most of email submit with Infopath and Formotus forms

InfoPath allows forms to be submitted by email, and Formotus extends this capability with extra features on mobile devices. Options for submitting data from mobile devices Formotus forms support InfoPath’s three ways to submit data: A data connection to a SharePoint list or library A data connection to a SOAP/REST Web service An email with attachments…