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Sharing infopath forms with people in a different domain

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 29, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Previously (in Infopath 2007 ) when we wanted to give the form template to a customer, we would click on Design This Form and then go to Publish Form and select As an installable form template (requires Microsoft Visual Studio).  This would then generate a file called an .msi file which they can install on individual workstations in order to be able to view the procedure documents that we send them.


Is it still possible in  InfoPath 2010 to share forms with people in a different domain? How can this be achieved?

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MOSS 2007 : I am looking for tutorial about how tu use infopath 2007 forms and to associate to them



I am quite new on sharepoint 2007,

i am at the moment looking for tutorial to help to understand better the concept of workflow you can associate with infopath 2007.

I would like to create a  form that the visitor of the website can fill and then submit.

once the form submitted i would like tto be able to store all the date picked up to the database sqlserver 2005 and then to be able to send a email to the administator to be kept inform  of that.

the 2 tutorial i found that i found interested are http://weblog.vb-tech.com/nick/archive/2007/02/25/2207.aspx and the microsoft one o.n the virtual lab.

So what i am looking for is any tutorial which can help me to be understand very well how to use the worklow with infopath or if you have as well some book to advice me for that i would be happy.


Overwriting Existing InfoPath 2003 Forms



I'm having a big problem in my Sharepoint Environment.

So far I've created a form in InfoPath 2003 and successfully published it to a Form Library. It's also submitting correctly (at least at first).

Now after I added a couple forms, let's say three forms with unique file names, and then I open the second one, make a change and submit it again, it disappears from the "All Items" list. I can still see it sitting in the "Explorer View", but it's missing in the other. Now when I try to "Fill out a new Form", it either won't show up in the list or it will show up but with the column fields that have been populated previously.

We're using WSS 2.0 and InfoPath 2003.

I used this guide to create the unique filenames: http://www.codeproject.com/KB/sharepoint/SharePointSubmitInfoPath.aspx

In my view, the issue lies in trying to overwrite existing files and not appearing in the list.

Any help is much appreciated !!!


Thanks in advance.

Marvin Sugirin

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