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Passing Parameter to UDCX file in Infopath forms

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

Is there a way we can pass a parameter to the UDCX data connection? I believe no. So, what could be the workaround?

I have a requirement where I need to pass some value in query and get the record from database and need to show up on infopath form.

So, to get that I have to pass parameter to the sql query. I believe below are the possible implementations.

1. Write ADO.NET logic to get the data from database and bind it to form fields.

2. Add a custom web service and write the queries logic in it and use it.

Are there any simple and better ways to do this? I just need to pass an  integer to sql server and get the record matched to that number.

Please let me know the ways.


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