Category Archives: InfoPath

STOP USING INFOPATH

InfoPath is a really, really old technology.  Why are a lot of companies still using it?  I’ve teamed up with Rob Bogue and Mark Rackley, for this informal “Stop using InfoPath” campaign. Microsoft killed InfoPath, wow, it’s been about 7 years ago now?  A lot of still companies are still crunching along with thousands of InfoPath forms, just waiting… for…

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InfoPath Q&A on Power Hour

STOP USING INFOPATH Tomorrow, March 16th, 2016, I will be answering a list of questions about InfoPath, live on my SharePoint Power Hour show, here at 11 central: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxmTSO9_kLs This old post of mine, InfoPath – Query Specific SharePoint List Data, has accumulated 103 comments since 2011 when I posted it.  Also, InfoPath: Pre-populate the People Picker has gotten 79

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Simple Browser Settings for “Single Sign On”

This is a topic that I’m being asked about more and more frequently, so that’s a great reason to write a post!  There are issues that crop up, multiple annoying authentication prompts, and even issues and errors with MS Office (and InfoPath) integration with SharePoint.  The best part about this browser setting, is that it gets rid of your authentication

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Web Part: Manager Sees Subordinates Tasks

STOP USING INFOPATH This is an interesting solution that we figured out.  Here’s what the requirements are:  The managers need to see a list in SharePoint of all of the tasks that are assigned to their subordinates.  This is a bit tricky, because the manager field doesn’t exist in tasks.  Also, I didn’t want to do a solution that would

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