Infopath: Repeating Table outputs as one long string with no delimiters

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In an Infopath form I was using a repeating table to collect a random number of external users email addresses. The repeating section worked fine in collecting the email addresses but when you came to do anything with the data they were captured as one long string with out any delimiters. My repeating table was … Continue reading Infopath: Repeating Table outputs as one long string with no delimiters

K2 Error: The solution has not been opened. The following error occurred on opening: Value cannot be null.

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When in K2 Blackpoint or K2 Blackpearl you are using a Infopath Integration Wizard and when you try to specify the Infopath form template you get the error: “The solution has not been opened. The following error occurred on opening: Value cannot be null. Parameter name: adapter” Delete your submit data connection in your Infopath … Continue reading K2 Error: The solution has not been opened. The following error occurred on opening: Value cannot be null.

Populating an Infopath dropdown using a specific Sharepoint list view

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If you have a Sharepoint list containing multiple views, one view shows all approved items and another view shows all items that are pending approval. You have an Infopath form where you have a dropdown control that you want to be populated with only ‘Approved’ list items from your Sharepoint list. If you create your … Continue reading Populating an Infopath dropdown using a specific Sharepoint list view

InfoPath Contact Selector – Limitations & Workarounds – Part 1

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The contact selector available in InfoPath is a very useful control but has some pretty big feature limitations which will hopefully be rectified in Sharepoint 2010 / InfoPath 2010 but I havent had time to check yet. How to make the InfoPath contact selector mandatory – http://www.myriadtech.com.au/blog/Alana/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=16 Limit the number of names a user can … Continue reading InfoPath Contact Selector – Limitations & Workarounds – Part 1

K2 The form template cannot be opened in the InfoPath designer, because InfoPath is not installed on the machine

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Go to “SoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionApp PathsInfoPath.exe” in your registry (if infopath.exe does not exist create it), there you will see a “Path” value if you do not then create a new string value with the the name “Path” and in the “Value Data” portion add the path to the infopath exe folder, for example, “C:Program Files (x86)Microsoft … Continue reading K2 The form template cannot be opened in the InfoPath designer, because InfoPath is not installed on the machine

How to auto populate InfoPath forms using the people picker

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Step 1:Add the Contact Selector control to InfoPath – this only has to be done once within InfoPath, then it will be available for future forms. 1. From the Controls task pane, click on “Add or Remove Custom Controls…” then click Add. 2. Select “ActiveX Control” then click Next. 3. Locate “Contact Selector” in the … Continue reading How to auto populate InfoPath forms using the people picker

Use Form View when configuring session state for InfoPath Forms Services

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You can configure InfoPath Forms Services to use the Session State Service (the default option) or Form View to control how user sessions are managed. When you configure InfoPath Forms Services to use the Session State Service, all browser sessions are maintained on the SQL Server database corresponding with the Shared Services Provider (SSP) associated … Continue reading Use Form View when configuring session state for InfoPath Forms Services