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TIP: Opening an IP Form via a link and supressing the page refresh.

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Just a tip I came up with to allow a form to be opened using a link while suppressing the refresh of the page containing the link. 

Below is an example link.  Note the onclick of the link starts with a call to the WSS function DisableRefreshOnFocus(); (from core.css).  The next function in the onclick is the DispEx call that opens the form. 

Another benfit of using the DispEx is that you can suppress the "Open/Save/Cancel" prompt.


<a onclick="DisableRefreshOnFocus();return DispEx(this,event,'TRUE','FALSE','FALSE',','0','SharePoint.OpenXMLDocuments.2','InfoPath.Document.2','1http://my.wsssite.com/myforms/someform.xml?Action=GroupMaint&OpenIn=PreferClient',','2','0','0','0x400001f06fbf1bff')" onfocus="OnLink(this)" href="http://my.wsssite.com/myforms/someform.xm?Action=GroupMaint&OpenIn=PreferClient"><img alt="Click to edit the Personnel record for this person"  border=0  src="http://my.wsssite.com/_layouts/images/icxddoc.gif"/></A>


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