Add a multi-selection list box

To give users the ability to select more than one value from a list box, use a Multiple-Selection List Box. Place the cursor in the form where you want the multi-selection list and then go to the Controls Task Pane (View > Design Tasks > Controls). Under the Repeating and Optional section, click Multiple-Selection List […]

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When InfoPath controls are missing from the Controls task pane

If you examine the two Controls task panes below, it’s apparent that the one on the right is missing a handful of controls. This is most likely due to the compatibility settings. To confirm this, look towards the bottom of the Controls task pane for the message “Some controls have been hidden based on the […]

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Hide custom Views in InfoPath

Suppose you’ve created several views for your InfoPath form, such as: Customer (default), Accounting and Customer Support. The majority of the fields are located on the default Customer view. Accounting related fields are on the Accounting view as well as “For Office Use” only fields. And Customer Support has their own view for data relating […]

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Create a Default Format to Capitalize Name Fields in InfoPath

When you have name fields in your form, you can force InfoPath to autoformat the capitalization of those fields so that the first letter of the name is properly capitalized. Thanks to S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton’s article for the tip. Here are the step by step instructions for setting the default format on a name field. Use […]

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Create a Reusable Template Part in InfoPath 2007

If you find that you create the same layout and controls on multiple forms, you should consider creating a template part that can be reused over and over again. This is also valuable if you are a member of team that creates a variety of forms including ones that include similar elements such as the […]

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